The sectors of a city are, at a certain level, legible. But the meaning they have had for us, personally, is incommunicable, like the clandestinity of private life, of which we possess nothing but pitiful documents. ... And only a few encounters were like signals emanating from a more intense life, a life that has not really been found.
- Guy Debord, Critique de la séparation (1961); translation from Greil Marcus, Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1989), p. 433.
UBUWEB has a brilliant collection of Debord's films available.