M.I.A. has just announced that Steven Loveridge’s years-in-the-making documentary about her life will be released in September. The documentary follows M.I.A. from her early days up to the present and features personal video recordings from the past 22 years. It’s a raw look at a female artist, musician, and activist sharing her “journey from refugee immigrant to pop star”.
MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. first debuted at Sundance and was screened at Berlin Film Festival earlier this year as well. The full feature will be released on World Refugee Day. There’s currently no trailer for the film only a leaked teaser from 2013 below which does not completely reflect the full and final edit. For more information, visit M.I.A’s official documentary website.