The America of the Amish

The America of the Amish

Streaming Video - 2006
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The Amish rarely allow themselves to be photographed or filmed, yet several members of the isolated religious community agreed to appear in this eye-opening documentary. Filmed on location in Pennsylvania and Ohio Amish country, the program goes beyond stereotypes and common misconceptions, presenting a fully human portrait of a misunderstood people. Interviews with Amish men and women-some born into the religion, some converts from other parts of the U.S.-reveal a range of opinions and sensibilities within the group's traditional stance on technology, education, and worship. Highlighting the rapid growth of the Amish population and their changing attitudes toward electricity, cell phones, cars, and other modern conveniences, the program will expand viewers' understanding of the Amish and the ways that American subcultures adapt to mainstream society.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2005
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (54 min.) :,sd., col., digital file

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