Thursday, October 23, 2014   |   7:30 pm

Bella Vita

  • Director: Jason Baffa
  • Cast: Chris del Moro, Dave Rastovich, Conner & Parker Coffin, Leonardo Fioravanti
  • Year: 2013

A visual epic captured in stunning 35mm, Bella Vita is an intimate and powerful journey of self-discovery, seeped in culture, tradition, and passion- where family comes first.

Born of mistral winds and witness to the birth of Western Civilization, the waves of the Italian coast have carried merchants, fishermen, travelers and kings. Preserved like a Roman ruin, the surf of the Italian coast now carries surfer, artist, and environmentalist Chris Del Moro on a pilgrimage back to his ancestral homeland to reconnect with his Tuscan family roots.

Del Moro’s journey is a roots story painted against the beauty and tradition of modern Italy. In a time of personal exploration, Chris is enlightened by his experiences on the-road-less-traveled with passionate friends and family dedicated to the things they love, revealing a greater truth about the simple blessings in life.

Filmmaker Jason Baffa chronicles Del Moro’s surf-travels with companions, Maggi Orli, Dave Rastovich, Lauren Lyndsey Hill, Conner & Parker Coffin and Italian stand-outs Alessandro Ponzanell and Leonardo Fioravanti.

UltraStar Theater

UltraStar Theater
7510 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92108
T: (619) 685-2841


Surf Rider Foundation San Diego Chapter
Anita Laing

Presented by Sara & Frank Antonicelli


Director: Jason Baffa
Screenplay: Jason Baffa
Producer: Greg Schultz, Anh-Thu Le
Editors: Carl Cramer, Ting Poo
Director of Photography: Scott Kassenoff
Music: Lee Ferris, David Bowick
Principal Cast: Chris del Moro, Dave Rastovich, Conner & Parker Coffin, Leonardo Fioravanti

Production Company & Distributor

Jason Baffa Films

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