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7.5
/10
168 Ratings

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

Directed by Stephen Loveridge
Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, 2018
Documentary, Music

Synopsis

Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

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Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Directed by Stephen Loveridge
The documentary elicits some viewer indignation on her behalf, but overall, it’s not a very inspired piece of work. While it depicts M.I.A.’s bristling at being called a terrorist advocate, it never wholly clarifies her specific political aims.
September 27, 2018
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The film reveals less about the artist-as-activist than the limitations and possibilities of a particular moment and mood.
September 27, 2018
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It may not be the documentary the singer expected, but it thoughtfully captures the unguarded face of an artist who rejects easy categorization.
May 01, 2018
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