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Nina Anto releases DESIRE music video
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Warsaw-born and L.A.-based indie musician and professional pianist Nina Anto lend her magnetic, deep voice and composing talent to create her sonic signature on the intimate short film Desire.

The single release, based on the cinematic narrative, is an artistic protest for LGBTQ+ rights by some of Poland's finest emerging talents - cinematographers Marek Leszczewski (DIR) and Marcin Magiera (DOP), and starring actresses Anna Paliga and Magdalena Osińska.

"Desire" is a story about intimacy, about delicacy, relief and the desire to find someone, about how people can grow together, open up parts of themselves that were previously unknown to them, how they desire each other, love, build up, break up or open up to something new.

For so long
I was dreaming of a touch like yours
But I was too afraid
To loose control

Nina Anto: "The song in a way reflects the music I used to play when I was a classical pianist in Poland, although for a long time now I've been immersed in contemporary music and alt-pop, here I was inspired by the music of Chopin and Szymanowski and how their music was deeply emotional, and often allowed 'rubato', which allows you to disregard a strict tempo in music, and also adapt emotions to the rhythm part. Desire doesn't have a steady pace, it has an emotional one, which is an interesting metaphor for love itself. I love this style of playing, that's why when I was trained as a classical pianist as a child, the romantic era and romantic composers were my favorite to learn from."

When it comes to human rights in Poland, Nina Anto says: "There's so much generational trauma that we carry, and a sense of heaviness that sometimes I feel like that heaviness doesn't allow us as a country to open up and just let people live the way they want to live. But that is the only way to move forward.“

See the video of Desire here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcvfaGLtHuE