A music documentary about the activist and world artist M.I.A. In a combination of new material and M.I.A.'s own films, we get a picture of her way to be a controversial superstar. Thanks to her roots from a war-torn Sri Lanka, her experiences as an immigrant to Britain and her family's relations with a Tamil rebel group, she has created a voice that influences, and the strong and sensitive M.I.A. is not afraid to talk about sensitive subjects in her music. We get a unique picture of the person behind the superstar M.I.A.