The Hanging Tree

When a teenager attempts suicide by hanging in a wooded area, the tree that he's using refuses to cooperate. A conversation ensues between this enchanted tree and the teenager. A couple from another time emerge and try to dissuade the teenager from ending his life. The couple have their own past with the tree and suicide; and as the teenager works through his demons, they work through theirs. “The Hanging...
When a teenager attempts suicide by hanging in a wooded area, the tree that he's using refuses to cooperate. A conversation ensues between this enchanted tree and the teenager. A couple from another time emerge and try to dissuade the teenager from ending his life. The couple have their own past with the tree and suicide; and as the teenager works through his demons, they work through theirs. “The Hanging Tree” is a fable of teenage angst and racial divides which explores love, death, and choice using magical realism and memory.
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The Hanging Tree