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Top Five Films of Edinburgh International Film Festival

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So Edinburgh International Film Festival is over another year. The festival has become a time of exhilaration and frustration for me. Exhilaration, in that I get to see lots of amazing independent films; and frustration in that one of the few downsides of having a full-time job as teacher is that I cannot take time off to see all the films I would like to.

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The Infiltrators (EIFF 2013)

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The Infiltrators is a Palestinian film about the barrier that separates the West Bank between Israeli and Palestinian territory.

The documentary is without narration and does little to contextualise the attempts of the Palestinians to get over the wall without getting caught by Israeli soldiers.

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