Over the past 20 years, thousands of young Macedonian women and men worked in the kitchens and laundries of US military bases in Afghanistan and Iraq. With the withdrawal of the last US troops in summer 2021, they came back and brought with them quickly-earned money, soon invested in real estate, but also traumatic memories.
Official Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahhip_qO9x4
The filmmaker and artist Anabela Angelovska lives and works in Hamburg. Since 2005 she has lectured at art academies and universities. Her films and video installations have been presented in art institutions and at film festivals. HAKIE-HAKI. and RETREAT both premiered at the Berlinale and screened internationally.
2007 25th of May – Day of the Youth
2009 Templum Novum Salomonis
2015 HAKIE-HAKI. Ein Leben als Mann.