Director: Jack Chimbetete
Running Time: 1:30:00
Synopsis: Synopsis of Des Moines film
The Greater Des Moines Story is a documentary about the cosmopolitan city of Des Moines that showcases the vibrancy of the town its dynamism, energy and culture. The film delves into the cornerstones of the infrastructure guided by the DSM Partnerships systematic arrangement and order of programs, events and activities. The farmers Market is a major highlight of the Agro-centric Iowan backbone followed by restaurants, garages, museum and African Festivals that are part of Des Moines livelihood among various other regular businesses and operations. This film basically gives a clear insight of what Des Moines is made of and the story is well told by the Iowans themselves from their experiences. It is a film that expresses the nature of the city and opens up the eyes especially for those who will be intending to visit, relocate or find career and/or business opportunities.
Synopsis of Yali Documentary
The Yali documentary at Drake University is an insight on a typical experience of 25 Fellows from various African countries with unique skills, talents and professions. The fellows who will be high achievers in their respective countries come together to produce an exciting dedication song and manage to perform it at the Summit in Washington DC. On top of their creative energies they also display their experience and qualities in networking sessions and presentation that speak about who they are and what they do. The fellows also give back to the community by engaging in voluntary activities with the Habitat Foundation among various other organisations. The Yali Documentary gives a first hand Mandela Washington experience in 35 minutes showcasing the benefits of the program and its fruits and results through most of the participants.
Showtime(s): Sunday, June 30, 2:30 pm, Room B