BYO(B)aby – Matangi/Maya/M.I.A – 10/25/18
January 5 @ 11:00 am - December 31 @ 1:00 pm
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.
She began 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.
Find out more about the film HERE
For BYOB(aby) screenings we partner with Asuka to provide sushi rolls for your pleasure. Please choose from one of the following four options. Sushi can be ordered when you arrive at the theater. We will order sushi at 11am promptly.
OPTION A: Oshkosh Roll, Cucumber Roll, Avocado Roll, Vegetable Roll.
OPTION B: Yellowtail Roll, Salmon Sushi (3pc), Tuna Sushi (2pc).
OPTION C: Rock n Roll, Crunchy Roll, California Roll.
OPTION D: Kenner Roll, Metairie Roll.