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The Hutterites

The Hutterites
1964, director: Colin Low

Excerpt (2:46)


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Hutterites believe popular entertainment threatens the morality of youth. Education, religion and work are central to the Hutterite way of life. These priorities are kept intact by a clear separation of the community from the outside world.