2012 has proven to be an exciting year for Canadian cinema. Our films have charmed audiences at home and abroad alike, garnering acclaim from even the mighty Academy Awards.

Some of Canada's biggest filmmakers unveiled much-anticipated films at the glittering Toronto International Film Festival in September, including Deepa Mehta and David Cronenberg. And rising Toronto-born starlet Sarah Gadon emerged as a muse for both Cronenberg and his son, Brandon, who had his big screen debut this year.

Of course, that's not all that happened in the fascinating world of Canadian cinema this year. Read on for a recap of the top 12 most memorable moments in Canadian film, including what just may be one of Jay Baruchel's most exciting Tweets ever.

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