Mira Furlan's Official Site​

Welcome to my website

Whoever you are. I appreciate your interest in me and my work. This site is a continuous work in progress, just like life itself. I am not a technologically inclined person but I’m learning every day. And just like you, I’m trying my best. What else can we humans do?

I hope my blog will be of interest to you. I write to make sense of the world. I hope the reader will […..]

Personal notes from Mira

June 13 2020

I’m proud of the people of this country who are braving a world pandemic and cordons of heavily armed police, in order to have their voices heard. This is the America I dreamed of in my youth in the […..]

May 16 2020

At this time of unprecedented uncertainty I wish you all courage and a sense of humor. I hope we will get out of this stronger, more united, more humane. I hope we will understand […..]


They wake us up at 6am, Punctual as a clock. Leia is the first one. Although she is 12 years old and, according to the generally  accepted calculation, belongs to the same category as her guardian – me (it’s that[...]

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Fourth of July

As I’m sitting in my old apartment in Zagreb, Croatia, before flying to America, I’m trying to remember what the idea of America had meant for me, a young adolescent growing up in the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia, a[...]

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