Tuesday, July 20, 2010

M.I.A. - "Born Free" (2010)


Directed by French director Romain Gavras

Salon described "Born Free" as "the most violent music video in ages -- and a nine-minute masterpiece" adding that "M.I.A. has built a career on making music that's as outspoken as it is danceable" and described the video as "undeniably powerful, a lurid parable on the systematic ethnic cleansing that goes on all over the world."

A week after its release on Vimeo on April 26, the video was viewed 1.8 million times on the site.

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