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Amish : A Secret Life [electronic resource].

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 50 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : BBC Studios, 2012.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Lynn Alleway.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lindsay Duncan, Michael Alan Collette, David Lapp.
Summary, etc.:
It's a famously private world, but this intimate portrait of the Amish community gives us a rare opportunity to peek behind their usually closed doors. Miriam and David are Old Order Amish and photography is not permitted under their strict rules, so the decision to invite cameras into their home is fraught with risk. As the film unfolds, we see why they feel their story must be told.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Amish > Social life and customs.
Amish > United States.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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