Hometown Stories

Japanese Artist Aju: Strength from Art

Japanese artist Aju draws stunning urban landscapes completely from memory. She was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome when she was 22. Watch how art gave her strength to move forward.
  • program length: 32 minutes
  • episode #110

Sunday, June 16 at 12:10 am on 12.4

additional airdates

  • Saturday, June 15 at 6:10 pm on 12.4
  • Sunday, June 16 at 6:10 am on 12.4
  • Sunday, June 16 at 12:10 pm 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.