The film isn’t preachy, it’s showing you that there are people willing to do what is manageable, and what is best for the land and their families. They describe the desire for farming coming from the passion of successive generations. There are a lot of threats to this way of life, some unavoidable without a change in our culture. But if anyone can persuade us, Wendell Berry might be the one. THE SEER is a thoughtful documentary, told with the same directness as Berry’s writing, with enough hope that you want to see and know and be more.
Read it all at The Matinee.