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Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, 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. Beginning 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.
Use this form to enter The Current's M.I.A. poster/DVD giveaway between 2 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 and 11:59 p.m. CDT on Sunday, October 21, 2018.
One (1) winner will receive one (1) movie poster (signed by M.I.A. and director Steve Loveridge) and one (1) DVD of the film Mantagi/Maya/MIA. Four (4) back up names will be drawn.
Prize retail value: $100.00
We will contact the winner on Monday, October 22, 2018. Winner must accept by 10 a.m. CT on Thursday, October 25, 2018.
This giveaway is subject to Minnesota Public Radio's 2018 Official Giveaway Rules.