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Joe Minter's African Village in America

October 2014
Joe Minter, a resident of Birmingham, AL, started building his folk art "African Village" after receiving a vision from God in 1989. Over the last 25 years, he has created many pieces from whatever materials he had available to help tell the story of the African-American people.

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What Is Made In The Magic City?

Made in The Magic City was created by a group of filmmakers who love Birmingham. Our short documentary series showcases the movers and shakers within the city by featuring the artists, artisans, musicians, small business owners, and everyday people that have a unique story to tell. The series serves to encourage Birmingham to get to know its people better, and inspire individuals to leave their own positive mark on the city that we all know and love.

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