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Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. is a movie starring M.I.A., Madonna, and Bill Maher. Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to...

Other Titles
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A, Untitled M.I.A Documentary, M.I.A. - La cattiva ragazza della musica, Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. - Réfugiée, activiste et popstar, Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. - Geflüchtete, Aktivistin, Popstar
Running Time
1 hours 36 minutes
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Biography, Music, Documentary
Steve Loveridge
Bill Maher, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, M.I.A.
UK, Sri Lanka, USA
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

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

Comments about biography «Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.» (13)

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This is the documentary on how we're able to make music, an aspect of life that is often overlooked. We are able to make music, but we never get paid for it. And it's the same for any art form, in which any fan or fanatic will find a way to make money off of it. We are not artists, we are like anybody else who believes in the art of music. This documentary shines a light on that aspect of life, and how we should treat our art form as just another part of our life. I give this documentary an 9/10, because this documentary has some great pictures, but more importantly it teaches us a lesson. If we want to make music we should be prepared to make money, and the fans should always be as happy as the artist himself when the album is done. This documentary could have been better in the ending, but it was good all the way through. I would recommend it for people who like documentaries on music, or for people who want to see an interesting side of a specific art form.

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Harold Wright

I just watched this movie on HBO. I've been trying to get a copy for years and didn't have much luck. After watching this, I felt that I have to give it a shot. I also feel like I understand more about Maya's "World". Maya has lived this life for 20 years, so I feel like I can understand how this experience has affected her. In a way, I feel like I was there. I don't feel like I was the main character. This movie has been very moving for me. I think that I may even be a little more in tune with Maya than I thought I would be. Overall, it was an amazing experience. I'm glad I had the chance to see this movie.

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Lori Arnold

A lot of people are being hurt by this movie because it's not as mainstream as others they like. If you like music, dance or movies you may be a bit lost by the time you reach the end of this documentary. It's just amazing what a real dance superstar and a real music legend would do for someone's health and wellbeing. This is not a documentary for the masses. For the people who like mainstream movies, this movie is not for you. If you want to see a real dance documentary, see what they do for the dancers in the studio. Don't miss the last 30-40 minutes of the movie, they give you a very interesting insight into their lives.

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Diana B.

Just a simple review, if you want to find out more about the movie and to enjoy it as much as I did, watch the documentary The First Photograph. In the documentary you will hear interviews with various participants and find out what they had to go through before they found this film. To see the film you just need to have a VHS copy and a good Internet connection.

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Robert B.

M.I.A. is the most ambitious film ever made. I don't mean that in the "magnificent" sense. This is a very long film, and its length (almost three hours) is a joke. This film is about so much more than the fact that M.I.A. became a superstar. It is about music. It is about inspiration. It is about the fact that one person can change a world. It is about the image we create and how our inner images are reflected on our outward image. It is about the fact that M.I.A. was one of the only people in the world to make a song about a different culture, who was then denied the right to be a celebrity, and then changed the entire face of the music industry in the process. This film is about all these things, and I was extremely impressed. M.I.A. is one of the most influential people in history, and this film is one of the best I've ever seen. I recommend it to anyone who wants to learn about music, about art, about the human spirit, about the human condition, and about the creative power of one person. I cannot recommend this film enough.

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Teresa Woods

I saw this documentary the other night on British TV and was blown away. It is a brilliant look into the world of music through the eyes of two musicians. The interviews are completely fascinating and the visuals of the people they meet are awe-inspiring. They have the same passion for music and it is as if they are living the same thing, only they don't see it that way. They are absolutely mesmerized by the music, it is just how they were brought up. The interviews are extremely well done and make the whole thing look so real. There is a lot of "we are from Jamaica" and "we have it easy" type stuff that is so real and adds to the point of the film. This documentary does an amazing job at getting the viewer to question what they have heard about the Jamaican people and the music. You feel like you are with these people and are getting a personal insight into the culture of Jamaica. You become interested in the music, you get lost in the world of music and culture. It is like being in a small town where everyone is the same, it makes the film even more powerful. The music is just amazing and it has inspired people all over the world to be themselves. It is an awesome film that everyone should see. 9/10

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Charles Tucker

I have seen the movie several times and I have to say it is a good one. It is very interesting to see the development of the music of this artist, and the story of her life and her life before she was a singer. I think it is very interesting to see the relationship between the singer and her fans. I also liked the way she is portrayed in the movie. I think it is a very interesting story. I am very glad that this movie is making a big impact on the world. I am sure that the world will be a better place for it.

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Maya is a very ambitious movie which has very good actors in the lead and a good director. I thought that the movie has a lot of hidden meanings, and it did well in telling a story that is different from the normal reality we live in. It is a movie that is very inspirational and that is very relevant for us today, because we are living in a very sad situation. I think the people who gave bad ratings, did not understand the movie and the message of it. I think that people who give it a bad rating are usually those who are very close to the industry and have money to spend. The movie is very inspirational and I recommend it to everyone. So, if you are looking for a movie that is very inspirational and has a lot of meaning, you should watch it. I do not know how it is that it has such a bad rating, but I am sure that it is not the message of the movie.

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Olivia Lawrence

I'm not a rock fan at all. I'm only really interested in movies about music, and of course I love Nina Simone. I have yet to see any of the Nina Simone movies, but I really want to. I have seen many of her interviews. Some are so interesting that I wanted to find out more about her. I did this because the interviews are short. You can't get much of an idea of how incredible this woman was. I learned about how she was after she died and how her career was through out the 40's and 50's. What I also learned about her was that she was a very prolific musician. There are some who say that she was a great singer and her recordings are great. Others claim that she was a lousy singer. I don't know if that is true or not, but I can tell you that it was a great voice. She had the ability to play music very well. I was surprised that she had such great sound. She played music very well, and it is still playing today. I have to say that some of her music has been played on radio stations and I have not been to that station to listen to them, so I don't know if the music is played well. It is not. I had some good memories from my school days and the things she said, but I really didn't understand what was going on at all. I was a very dumb kid, I was told that I could read and write and that I could play the piano and that I would be an outstanding musician. I think that Nina Simone was one of those things, that was an amazing voice and that you could play music so well, and that if she had not been a great singer, she would have been the greatest. I loved this film. It's a very long one, but it's worth the time. I loved her music, and the interviews with her were very informative. I think that she was a great person, and her music is great. This is a great documentary. I highly recommend it.

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Judith Davidson

When you think of great music, music becomes an artist in itself. Artists of today are free to do whatever they want. They do not have to look back on the past to find the inspiration to create. They don't have to look back at what was popular in their youth to find inspiration for their career. The songs are taken from the past, put into the present and put into their own music. And then the future generation is created. I remember the first time I heard "Just Like Heaven", I had no idea who she was. But as time went on I became more and more intrigued by her work. I had never heard of the song until I heard the live performance of it on the Internet. So I decided to purchase the CD and listened to it over and over. I was amazed at the lyrics and the music. I couldn't believe how much she changed the song to fit her situation and her time. It was the most amazing experience. I could not understand why anyone would be against her and what she has accomplished. What can one person do to be successful in this world? I've heard from a lot of people who say that she stole from the song and put in her own take on it. But I say, that is just not true. I'm not even sure she had the lyrics in her hand when she wrote the song. It was a combination of the song and the lyrics that made it happen. And by that, I mean, she put in her own take on the song. This is just the beginning of the great Maya and my friend, Mimi's music. The music is what she has done for the world. She has done more than anyone could ever do. Now, I am not a musician and I don't intend to be. But I can say with the truth that this is a great life experience. If you are interested in music, you can't help but like Maya's work. It is amazing to see her own voice as she writes, performs and plays her music. I'm so glad I can give this piece of her life, her music and her life a high rating. A really great thing about Maya is that she has inspired me and others. I am more than excited for her future and I'm thankful that I have heard this music.

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Janet M.

We should never forget that Ira Sachs was one of the most influential rockers of all time and he was also one of the most outspoken people about injustice, politics, and other issues. From the day Ira's movie "Diaspora" was released, I've been waiting for a film to be made about his life and his message. That finally happened in 2011 with "Diaspora: Ira Sachs: Living on Another Planet". It's a brilliant, well-rounded documentary that features archival footage, interviews with Ira Sachs, including interviews with some of his closest friends, family members, and a multitude of others. This documentary also features a range of amazing archival footage from around the world, from Egypt, to Mexico City to Africa. It also features several live concert recordings, some of which have never been released on CD or video. "Diaspora" is a must-see for anyone who is interested in the people and music that influenced Ira Sachs. If you are a rock fan or a music fan, you'll enjoy it as much as I did. The documentary is also worth watching if you are interested in the general ideas of Ira Sachs, whether or not you are a fan of his or of music in general.

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I saw this film at a film festival in Amsterdam, and I really enjoyed it. It's a pretty good documentary about the music scene in the late 70's and early 80's. It's not the best film, but it's definitely worth a watch. It's pretty funny and the interviews with the musicians are pretty interesting. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who's into music, or just a fan of the music. It's a great documentary, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Jeremy Watson

The film is a look at the life of the legendary Afro-Cuban musician, Pablo Neruda. The film is mostly shot in Cuba, with some footage shot in New York City. It's interesting to see how the Cuban people have been influenced by their Cuban friends and family. The film is well-made and interesting. It's a great way to learn about the life of one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.