"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.’s status as a pioneering, outspoken, determined brown woman is yet to be fully celebrated. When that time comes, this doc will be waiting to influence and inspire in equal measure.” 
Time out

"The time feels suddenly ripe for the West to reassess her perspective anew, to see not irrelevance but foresight."
— Vulture 

"It belies a pair of long-standing contemporary challenges: Which members of the entertainment industry have license to cross the political commentary divide? And exactly how do these people, usually women or minorities, make their voices on personally important issues heard without being ostracized or mocked?"
NPR

"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


"2018’s most illuminating pop doc"
The Guardian