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Apocalypse Child

Directed by Mario Cornejo

Ford, a surfing instructor from the Philippines has been told his whole life he’s the son of Francis Ford Coppola. He’s wasted his youth waiting as his mother petitions the director to acknowledge Ford as his son. But as the surfing season ends, he’s forced to confront his past actions, inactions, and the stories of his life.




Mario Cornejo, a director for films, television and advertising, is known for the movies Big Time (2005), Stray Hearts (2008), and Apocalypse Child (2015). In his career as a director, his movies have been nominated in various film festivals and bagged accolades from local and international award-giving bodies.

Catch his multi-awarded film Apocalypse Child on October 15 and 16 at the 2nd San Diego Filipino Film Festival at AMC Theater – Otay Ranch Town Center!

Dates & Times


AMC, Otay Ranch Town Center

Sat, Oct 15
4:30 pm

AMC, Otay Ranch Town Center

Sun, Oct 16
5:30 pm