Hometown Stories

Overcoming the Language Barrier

Children of foreign workers have difficulty fitting in at Japanese schools because of the language barrier. Find out how Yuka, a new arrival from Brazil, overcomes the challenges she faces.
  • program length: 24 minutes
  • episode #107

Sunday, January 20 at 11:10 am on 12.4

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  • Saturday, January 19 at 5:10 pm on 12.4
  • Saturday, January 19 at 11:10 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, January 20 at 5:10 am on 12.4

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With themes ranging from ancient traditions to contemporary social issues, these documentaries present intimate portraits of people's lives around Japan today.