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Top Five Films of Edinburgh International Film Festival


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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This is Martin Bonner (EIFF 2013)



This is Martin Bonner is the second film I saw at EIFF that dealt with the relationship between Christianity and american society. The first being C.O.G.. Both films bring out the positives and negatives of belonging to a church community quite well as well as being great character studies in their own right.

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