Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective by Costa Boutsikaris
Inhabit is a feature length documentary introducing permaculture: a design method that offers an ecological lens for solving issues related to agriculture, economics, governance and on. The film presents a vast array of projects, concepts and people – and it translates the diversity of permaculture into something that can be understood by an equally diverse audience. For those familiar, it will be a call to action. For those unfamiliar, it will be an introduction to a new way of being and relating to the Earth. For everyone, it will be a reminder that humans are capable of being planetary healing forces.
Focused mostly on the Northeastern and Midwestern regions of the United States, Inhabit provides an intimate look at permaculture peoples and practices. During the Spring, Summer, and Fall of 2013, film makers Costa Boutsikaris and Emmett Brennan documented over 20 sites in a range of rural, suburban, and urban environments. They explored a breadth of response to local and global challenges from issues of food, water, and medicine, to governance, economy, and culture.