American Experience

The Amish - Preview

Preview: Season 24 Episode 5 | 30s

A preview of "The Amish," an intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life. The film examines how such a closed and communal culture has thrived within one of the most open, individualistic societies on earth. What does the future hold for a community whose existence is so rooted in the past? And what does our fascination with the Amish say about deep American values?

Aired: 02/27/12

Rating: NR

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