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Watch The Video For M.I.A.'s 'Born Free' (NSFW)

Already removed by YouTube in the U.S., the video for M.I.A.'s "Born Free" was released this morning. Directed by Romain Gavras and available on M.I.A's website (also embedded below), this is one of the most violent videos I've ever seen. It is unapologetic in its critique of American military actions, and it depicts a strange and horrific allegory. Definitely not safe for work, and take special care if you're a redhead. Gingercide, anyone?

M.I.A, Born Free from ROMAIN-GAVRAS on Vimeo.

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