The trailer for the new M.I.A. documentary Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. is here

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  • Take an exclusive look at the trailer below

    From the moment we heard Galang from M.I.A.’s debut album Arular wayyy back in 2005, we knew that she was a force to be reckoned with.

    Now, thanks to director Stephen Loveridge, we get to take an intimate look into M.I.A.’s extraordinary rise to fame and her role as an outspoken voice for multiculturalism and human rights in the upcoming documentary Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.

    From escaping civil war in Sri Lanka aged 11 to the certified Platinum success of Paper Planes, we see an intimate and eye-opening portrait of the artist also known as Maya Arulpragasam.

    The film won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, and its score is equally as impressive, thanks to the musical stylings of Paul Hicks and Dhani Harrison, son of the late, great George Harrison.

    This is not one to be missed.

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    Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. is in UK cinemas from 21 September

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