Harry Potter Series Given Special Award from AFIDH Film
AFI has announced their nominees for their 2011 AFI Awards, and the "Harry Potter" series will be receiving a special award as it does not fit AFI's criteria for other honorees:
AFI also gave "The Artist" and the "Harry Potter" franchise special awards (AFI's special kudos recognize films that don't meet the org general awards criteria, most notably that a production be primarily American-generated).
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You can watch the trailer showing AFI's nominees for their 2011 awards here or below. Skip to the very end for a very nice juxtaposition of the Trio in "Sorcerer's/Philosopher's Stone" and then at the end of "Deathly Hallows: Part 2."