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Second Chance
Marija Dzidzeva
Macedonia. 2019. 79 min

Macedonia, 2001. The interethnic conflict is on the edge of a Civil War. Violence has infected every pore of life. Regardless of their nationality or social status, all people share the fear of a hopeless future.”Second Chance” follows the stories of three women, need to respond to the many challenges of that terrible time. Sandra, Angelina and Eleonora living in the same building. Each one of these women struggles to find meaning in their existence, in the absurd and meaningless times, and surrounding. And each one of them faces her own personal demons, and struggles to preserve her humanity.


Marija Dzidzeva was born in 1970 in Gevgelija, Macedonia. She graduated with degrees in Macedonian Literature and also in Film and TV directing. This is her first full-length feature film. Ms Dzidzeva has directed several shorts and documentaries, including Toni Mandza’s List, Look at the Life Through My eyes, Some Other Stories, and Pursuit of Luck, all of which were screened at International Film Festivals here.


“Miss Amnesia” 2000
“ToniMandza’s List” 2004
“You are alive” 2005
“Look at the life through my eyes” 2008
“Some Other Stories “2010 –segment Macedonian story”
“The Pursuit of luck “2013
“Second Chance” 2019