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A documentary about the polarizing British-Tamil musician’s life is sparking difficult conversations about race and identity – and she isn’t afraid to get heated more

Interviews & Features

Steve Loveridge's documentary biopic about the polarizing pop star is much more than a coming-of-age tale more

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The British-Tamil musician talked Netflix, Ghomeshi and Chinese investment in Sri Lanka at the Canadian premiere of her documentary more

Interviews & Features

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Mike Ford

The British-Tamil musician encountered a few hiccups en route to her Hot Docs appearance in Toronto more

Movies & TV

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Mike Ford

British-Sri Lankan musician is scheduled to attend Hot Docs screening in Toronto on May 2 more

Movies & TV

Steve Loveridge's fascinating doc looks at the evolution of the Grammy-nominated recording artist and outrage-generator more

Reviews

The documentary film festival's 25th lineup has also reached gender parity more

Interviews & Features

From a doc about M.I.A. to Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins's follow-up to Moonlight, here are the movies on our radar this year more

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What might be her final proper LP is a concerted feel-good effort more

Album reviews

“I’m here for every colour, including Black Lives Matter,” she sings on POC THAT STILL A RYDA more

Music

Maya Arulpragasam is determined to use her pop star status to change the way people think about refugees, question the rules of cultural appropriation and challenge digital colonialism more

News

British emcee delivers at CMW kickoff party more

Concert reviews

Matangi (N.E.E.T./Universal) more

Album reviews

Last night's show felt like the first stage of a major comeback - not that M.I.A. went anywhere more

Concert reviews

After a tough year, M.I.A. comes back through Toronto more

Concert reviews

Maya (N.E.E.T./XL) more

Album reviews

Post-colonial hiphop hotshot turns visa woes into dance-floor glory more

Music