Refugees In The Rust Belt

While the USA wrestles with the politics and policies of immigration and refugees, Belt presents nine moving essays about refugees living throughout the Rust Belt…

2017-01-31T14:19:26+00:00 January 31st, 2017|

In Cleveland (2016)

Filmmaker Ian Mantgani traveled from London to Cleveland in July to join Belt for the Republican National Convention. Here, just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, is the stunning result. Trump, Tamir, hope, despair, casual racism and potent rage: it's all here. Enjoy.

2016-12-11T11:17:38+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|

A Little More on Pokemon Go and Tamir Rice

Two weeks ago an article started making the social media rounds in Cleveland and beyond -- a Belt article, about the curious online text that marked the west-side gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed in 2014.

2016-08-03T08:27:00+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|