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AFI Awards 2011: American Film Institute Top Ten Films / TV Shows

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The AFI Awards 2011Top Ten Films and TV Shows, from the American Film Institute have been announced. The American Film Institute (AFI) is “the awards season event favored by artists and entertainment executives for its intimacy and collaborative recognition – that records the year’s most outstanding achievements in film, television and other forms of the moving image arts.” This list recognizes ‘works which best advance the art of the moving image; enhance the rich cultural heritage of America’s art form; inspire audiences and artists alike; and/or make a mark on American society.’”

The full listing of the 2011 Top Ten Films and TV Shows from the American Film Institute:

MOVIES OF THE YEAR

Bridesmaids

The Descendants

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

The Help

Hugo

J. Edgar

Midnight in Paris

Moneyball

The Tree of Life

War Horse

TELEVISION PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR

Breaking Bad

Boardwalk Empire

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Game of Thrones

The Good Wife

Homeland

Justified

Louie

Modern Family

Parks and Recreation

SPECIAL AWARDS*

The Artist

The Harry Potter series

*AFI SPECIAL AWARDS are given to outstanding achievements in the moving image that do not fit into AFI’s criteria for the other honorees.

Source: Chinokino

 

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