In 1919, Hart Crane said of Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio: "America should read this book on her knees. It is a chapter in the Bible of her consciousness." The Last Soul on a Summer ... See full summary »
Nathan Walker is a young man living in Chicago Heights, Illinois, many miles south of downtown Chicago. He finds himself entwined every day in the lives of his neighbors. They're polite, ... See full summary »
HOGTOWN is a black and white dramatic feature set circa 1919 in Chicago. It begins with the investigation into the disappearance of a millionaire theatre owner and plays out against the backdrop of the horrific race riots of that summer.
In 1919, Hart Crane said of Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio: "America should read this book on her knees. It is a chapter in the Bible of her consciousness." The Last Soul on a Summer Night is a contemporary reinterpretation of the antique narrative with an African American cast and a dash of ecstatic reality. This critically acclaimed adaptation of one of the most highly regarded books in the history of American literature, tells the story, almost in mythical fashion, of lost and lonely souls taken to a Chicago Heights boarding house where layfolk and churchfolk alike struggle with their personal demons. It is a journey of self discovery where a man takes a truth to himself...