Emily Belz

Emily reports for WORLD Magazine from New York City. Follow Emily on Twitter @emlybelz.

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Baptists on the big screen

Film | The Tribeca Film Festival’s top jury award winner focuses on a Baptist church
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/22/19, 05:08 pm

A New York moment:

I enjoy the Tribeca Film Festival because it gives more space to projects from film-world outsiders, unlike the New York Film Festival, which tends to showcase films from famous directors that already have theatrical distribution and Oscar prospects. Tribeca feels like a place where anything can happen, where you can find a documentary about a pastor in North Dakota or a feature film in Romanian

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Behind the curtain

Theater | For a musical, the path to Broadway is long and winding
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/14/19, 05:56 pm

A New York moment: 

How does a musical make it to Broadway or to off-Broadway theaters (100-499 seats) in New York? Answer: It goes through extensive workshopping. I got a peek at one step in that process when I recently saw a workshop performance of a new musical, Medusa

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Baby heartbeats in New York

Life | A rare pro-life rally in Times Square came in the aftermath of the state’s new late-term abortion law
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/08/19, 02:48 pm

A New York moment:

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