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Nick ponders the lifetime of the mysterious woman whose used CDs formed his teenage years


In Nadia’s Songs, the Canadian filmmaker Nick White displays on the music that outlined him as a youngster rising up in small-town Ontario. Having purchased most of his music from a secondhand store, White found that most of the CDs he beloved, together with albums by Blur and the Beastie Boys, had beforehand belonged to somebody named Nadia. Finally, he started searching for out Nadia’s pre-owned music, each to search out new songs and to attempt to piece collectively her story. Set to a Nineteen Nineties-infused various rock soundtrack, White’s brief documentary contemplates what these CDs, which turned an important a part of his younger life, might need meant to Nadia earlier than she offered them. White tells a touching and relatable story about how the music we share shapes our identities and, whereas temporary, the video could nicely double as a welcome journey down nostalgia lane for viewers of a sure age.

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