The weekends is a human-interestreeks with Joris Hessels about nine people who have a crucial year ahead of us and that are in the picture.
In The weekends meet Joris Hessels nine people who consider themselves one-year long filming, during their important year 2018. It comes to people who are willy nilly the choice to make their life a different direction or to send that forced the wire back. Nine different life stories that are often far apart, but unexpectedly, sometimes very similar.
2018 is for all participants of The weekends is a key year, a new twist. It is a turning point of which they are themselves the engine, or to which they are forced by events. The weekends consists of a series of sensitive portraits and candid testimonies: such as that of a young Brussels-based hiphopper, a bioboerin, a transgender, a Syrian refugee or a jongparkinson-patient.
In the course of that year, they settled together on the weekend. On the quiet, secluded domain of wine castle Haksberg in Tielt-Winge, they have to take the time to go to each other’s story, to listen to each other’s images to look at, and each other’s good and bad news to tell you. As they look back on the past period of time, they learn each other better and better know.
Joris Hessels, known from Radio Gaga, is host, a listening ear, a partner of the route, and friend. The weekends is a story about group dynamics, solidarity, and about the unpredictability of life. And the spectators are the privileged witnesses. Two episodes per week, that each time, the report of a single weekend.
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