IUS MARIS – Vincenzo D’arpe (Italy, 2018) 15’

The short film tells the story of Yassine, a young man born and raised in Lecce by Moroccan parents who live, in the same way of all second-generation guys, straddling two cultures, never supported by a real integration.
Through the sea and surfing, however, the integration process will come true, Yassine will become an host of a surf camp, attended by people of all races and religions.



Director Biography – Vincenzo D’arpe

He was born in Lecce (Italy). He studied Performing Arts at Bologna University, where he achieved the 5-year degree in “Cinema, Television and Multimedial Direction”; in 2007
He set up a cultural association, named “Freim”, with which he produced short films, videoclips and commercials; in 2011 he won an Emilia-Romagna Film Commission’s annuocement,
submitting the project of a documentary about Earl Cesare Mattei and his eclectic house “Rocchetta Mattei”. Since 2013 he has been
teaching “Cinematographic and Television Language” in many Italian public schools. In 2018, he won “MigrArti”, ban of Ministry with which he realized the short movie “Ius Maris”, presented at the 75th Venice Film Festival.