"2018’S MOST ILLUMINATING POP DOC."
THE GUARDIAN

 

ONE OF THE 10 BEST DOCUMENTARIES OF 2018
PASTE MAGAZINE

 

ONE OF THE 20 BEST FILMS OF 2018
DAZED MAGAZINE

 

“FASCINATING AND INSIGHTFUL…AN EXTRAORDINARY VISUAL DOCUMENT THAT DIVES DEEP INTO THE LIFE OF M.I.A.”
BILLBOARD

 

"THIS IS NOT A NORMAL POP DOCUMENTARY, BECAUSE M.I.A. IS NOT A NORMAL POP STAR."
THE ATLANTIC

 

“INSPIRES DEEP RESPECT FOR THE FIERCE AND INDEPENDENT ARTIST THAT IS M.I.A., A PERSON WHOSE VOICE IS NECESSARY, NOW MORE THAN EVER.”
LOS ANGELES TIMES

 

“M.I.A. LIGHTS UP THIS INTIMATE DOCUMENTARY LIKE A CASE OF FIREWORKS.”
TIME OUT

 

"THE TIME FEELS SUDDENLY RIPE FOR THE WEST TO REASSESS HER PERSPECTIVE ANEW, TO SEE NOT IRRELEVANCE BUT FORESIGHT."
VULTURE

 

“MATANGI/MAYA/M.I.A. IS AN ILLUMINATING AND ENJOYABLE PORTRAIT OF ONE OF THE MOST INTERESTING POP MUSICIANS OF THIS CENTURY WHO, EVEN AFTER THIS, REMAINS INSCRUTABLE IN MANY OF THE WAYS THAT MATTER.”
TORONTO STAR

 

"HAS SUCH A POWERFUL MESSAGE DEEP DOWN – RESIST, AND STAY HONEST, AND MAINTAIN YOUR INTEGRITY, NO MATTER WHAT"
FIRST SHOWING

 

"AN UNCOMPROMISING LOOK AT AN ARTIST WHO ALWAYS REFUSED TO PLAY BY THE SCRIPT OTHERS LAID OUT FOR HER."
THE FILM STAGE