Follows five young adults who find the courage to leave their restrictive Amish communities. The group head to New York City, where the somewhat sheltered youths begin experimenting with ... See full summary »
Wild and wonderful West Virginia is the setting for the blinged-out brouhaha. Mother hen Nettie is keeping a close eye on Mellie, whose behavior lately has been anything but proper for a ... See full summary »
Untrusting of outside law enforcement, some Amish in Lancaster County, PA have for many years regularly turned to a small organized group of men for protection and justice. The series ... See full summary »
Featuring Gypsy sisters Nettie, Mellie, Kayla and Laura, in this special the focus shifts from planning parties to family dynamics as the sisters come together in Martinsburg, WV, revealing... See full summary »
America is the home to one million Gypsies, or Rom, whose rich culture has long been mysterious to outsiders. A flamboyant Romany leader invites us into his world when it comes under threat... See full summary »
American Gypsies is a show (documentary) about a proud family of New York gypsies, named the "Johns" which allows viewers into the secretive world of Roma culture. Like many good families, they love and support one another, while trying to remain loyal to their customs in America. The show mainly revolves around five brothers, each with a family(as the average age for Roma worldwide is 15.5 years) which they love and support, while maintaining a successful business their family has been involved with some the 70's.
They are a people steeped in traditions, and customs unknown to most of America. However, in order to break the terrible stereotypes, their people have endured for centuries, they have allowed cameras into their homes and lives to show Americans, and the world, how they are just like everyone else, but without breaking customs, one off the few things truly theirs as a people with no official country.
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