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THE SECOND MEETING
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THE SECOND MEETING
 
NY Premiere

Director: Zeljko Mirkovic

United States, 2013, 86min
Format: Digital
Festival Year: 2014
Category: Documentary
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synopsis
In March 1999 during the Balkan conflict, Dale Zelko, US pilot of the 'invisible' F117A aircraft, was shot down by Zoltan Dani, missile officer in the Serbian army. That was their first encounter Twelve years later, they are reunited as friends. The Second Meeting is the feature documentary directed by Zeljko Mirkovic that traces the emotional journey of two different people, culturally, socially and geographically apart, who are brought together by a random act of war. It's a poignant, uplifting story of how the bonds of friendship can be forged on the battlefield.

director
Zeljko Mirkovic, director and producer. His last position was Professor of Film and Digital Media in the USA. The founder and owner of Optimistic Film production company since 2007. He graduated from the Belgrade Academy of Arts and got his master’s degree at the Bournemouth University Media School, UK. Currently he is completing his PhD thesis „Documentary Film and War“ at the Belgrade Faculty of Media and Communications. Zeljko Mirkovic has won 58 international awards. Feature documentary Tesla Nation (2018) is a 2020 official Academy Awards candidate. Feature documentary The Second Meeting (2013) was a 2014 official Academy Awards candidate.
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filmmaker's note
The first time , they shoot at each other. Now comes their second meeting. This is a story about humanity and hope... When adversaries become friends.

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