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Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Rated 18

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

Dir. Stephen Loveridge. UK/USA, 2018. 1h 36m. Starring M.I.A.

Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s Tamil resistance and a global pop sensation, M.I.A. combines politics, art school punk, hip-hop, and the ultra-confident voice of a multicultural youth. Sundance Award-winning director Steve Loveridge chronicles her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to superstar.

‘The film comes from a place of deep admiration for MIA, but unlike more fawning biographies, it makes a convincing case that this admiration is well earned.’ ★★★★ Charlie Phillips, The Guardian

‘At a time when pop profiles are increasingly bland self-promotion...this fascinating film from Stephen Loveridge is unafraid to mix the personal with the political and the painfully intimate.’ ★★★★ Kevin Maher, The Times


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