Art cinema is often celebrated for its commitment to duration. Genre film, on the other hand, tends to articulate time in terms of narrative momentum. Natan offers an opportunity to explore the tension between these contestatory temporal registers in film through its economy of narrative,
character and style.
Short Film Studies is a peer-reviewed journal designed to stimulate ongoing research on individual short films as a basis for a better understanding of the art form as a whole. In each issue, two or three short films will be selected for comprehensive study, with articles illuminating each film from a variety of perspectives.