Five films to catch at the 21st annual Aspen Film Academy Screenings

Each year, Aspen Film screens the contenders for the Oscar. This year's lineup of national and international films includes box-office hits like Lincoln, as well as such film-buff favorites as Rust and Bone. The screenings begin December 25 and will continue until January 1 at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen. Tickets are now on sale at the Wheeler Opera House and online. Although all the films are likely worth watching, here are five you shouldn't miss.

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