The Amish: Shunned press reviews

“Fulfills in its own way the great, mostly unmet, promise of television: to acquaint us with other lives, minus prejudicial comment but with genuine curiosity.” –Los Angeles Times, by Robert Lloyd. January 31, 2014 “When you hear the title of Tuesday night’s new ‘American Experience’ documentary, ‘The Amish: Shunned,’ you might …

The Amish: Shunned (w.t.)

Filmed over the course of twelve months, The Amish: Shunned (w.t.) follows former members of the Amish community as they reflect and struggle with their decisions to leave one of the most closed and tightly-knit communities in the United States.  Prohibited from studying beyond the 8th grade, some have left to …

Callie Taintor Wiser

Callie Taintor Wiser is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker based in Boston. She works regularly for WGBH in Boston, and she has produced a number …