Mira Lesmana

Film director

1964 –

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Who is Mira Lesmana?

Mira Lesmana is an Indonesian songwriter, film director and producer.

The daughter of musician Jack Lesmana and sister to jazz pianist Indra Lesmana, Mira Lesmana wrote her first song at age 16, which helped secure her brother a scholarship to study in Australia. She became interested in film while in Australia with her family. After returning to Indonesia and graduating from the Jakarta Art Institute, she made her first film work, a public service announcement. After a period of songwriting in the 1990s, as well as directing a documentary serial in 1996, in 1999 Lesmana made her feature film debut as co-director of Kuldesak. Since then, she has produced several critically and commercially successful films, including Petualangan Sherina, Ada Apa dengan Cinta?, Gie, and Laskar Pelangi. Many of her works have been in collaboration with director Riri Riza, who also co-manages her productions company Miles Productions.

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Born
Aug 8, 1964
Jakarta
Also known as
  • Mira Lesmanawati
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  • Indonesia
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on July 23, 2013

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