Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. (18) Film / Cinema

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An intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.

Part of POW! Festival

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

Director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star.

She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance, she hid from the government in the face of a vicious and bloody civil war. When her family fled to the UK, she became Maya, a precocious and creative immigrant teenager in London.

Finally, the world met her as M.I.A. when she emerged on the global stage, having created a mashup, cut-and-paste identity that pulled from every corner of her journey along the way; a sonic sketchbook that blended Tamil politics, art school punk, hip-hop beats and the unwavering, ultra-confident voice of a burgeoning multicultural youth.

Never one to compromise on her vision, Maya kept her camera rolling throughout. MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. provides unparalleled, intimate access to the artist in her battles with the music industry and mainstream media as her success and fame explodes, becoming one of the most recognizable, outspoken and provocative voices in music today.

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Date(s)11 Mar 2019
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VenueBallroom, Dreamland Margate
Address49-51 Marine Terrace, Margate, Kent,
CT91XJ

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Event Details

Date11 Mar 2019
Time(s)8:00 PM - 10:20 PM
Cost£5
VenueBallroom, Dreamland Margate
49-51 Marine Terrace
Margate
Kent
CT91XJ
Phone01843295887
CategoryFilm / Cinema


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