American Experience

The Amish: Shunned

Season 26 Episode 3 | 1h 51m 46s Video has closed captioning.

What is gained and lost when community and tradition are exchanged for individuality and freedom? Whether out in the world for weeks or decades, the former Amish featured in the film struggle to create a new sense of community. Interwoven with their stories are the voices of staunchly loyal Amish who explain the importance of obedience and the heartbreak they feel when a loved one falls away.

Aired: 02/04/14

Expired: 02/04/17

Rating: NR

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