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“American Colony” Peers Inside Religious Commune

posted on May 31, 2012

A new 10-part documentary airing on the National Geographic Channel captures the life of Hutterite commune members in a show titled “American Colony: Meet the Hutterites.” Lynn Elber, writing for the Associated Press, describes the show as a “documentary with a restrained reality series flavor.” The documentary “follows the daily life of the rural community that is both part of and carefully separated from typical modern life,” a community that isn’t “stuffy” but is rather vibrant and filled with members who “have a lively sense of humor,” Elber writes.

Read at Associated Press