"The essence of a thing never appears at the outset but in the middle, in the course of its development, when its strength is assured." --Gilles Deleuze

This montage takes a retrospective glance at some of the cinematic moments of 2012, and in doing so aspires to show a brief glimpse of the enigmatic, ephemeral and yet perpetual, nature of cinema.

For details on films and quotations included, please visit this link: docs.google.com/document/d/19uchC7Mz7DR0C47-REeH1QIlN0ealBs-VUuOpu_1qv4/edit

Music:

"Reprise," by This Will Destroy You, taken from the album Tunnel Blanket, courtesy of Suicide Squeeze Records, c. 2011

"Girl From the North Country," by Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, taken from the album Nashville Skyline, courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment, c.1969

"Varðeldur," by Sigur Rós, taken from the album Valtari, courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd., c. 2012

"Lúppulagi∂," by Sigur Rós, taken from the album "Inní (Live)," courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd., c. 2011

Fair use is codified in Section 107 of the Copyright Act. Under the fair use doctrine, it is not an infringement to use the copyrighted works of another in some circumstances, such as for commentary, criticism, news reporting, or educational use.

This montage is a non-profit project made with only the utmost admiration towards the respective films included therein. It was not made with the intention of breaking any copyright laws whatsoever. All rights to all material remain courtesy of their respective owners, none of which were involved with this project in any way.

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