A portrait of the world as lensed through the works of farmer, writer and activist Wendell Berry.
Did You Know?
Though not overtly connected, the film is a 'spiritual prequel' to Laura Dunn's 2008 documentary "The Unforeseen". That film is firmly grounded in urban concerns, while "The Seer" is grounded in rural ones. Both heavily feature the writing and voice of author Wendell Berry. See more
It's the lack of imagination that my father talks about. It's not really looking at what's happening. It's not really counting the cost. It's some kind of dream or ideal that is false. It serves an economy that is false. And it works against nature so it's not in any way sustainable and it's made slaves out of a lot of people.