THE 52-minute documentary film of the life and journey of Philippine Hero and late Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. would be shown Friday for Bacolenos and Negrenses.

The documentary film, aiming "to inspire future generations of Filipinos", would be brought here by business magazine show host and young entrepreneur Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino IV.

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Joining Aquino in his tour in Bacolod City is lawyer-legislator Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, who said "my role is to challenge the new generation of Bacolodnons to become heroes in their own rights by fighting and standing up for what their ideals."

Batapa-Sigue and Bam Aquino knows each other well, having been into the same fold in the country's 21 Ten Outstanding Young Leaders Program of Asia Society Foundation.

Together, the two would visit various schools in Bacolod Friday to share the thoughts about the film and the life of the former senator.

Bam, meanwhile, portraits his uncle Ninoy in the said documentary film directed by Jun Reyes, while actress Pia Millado plays the role of the late President Cory Aquino.

The Benigno S. Aquino Jr. Foundation issued a statement that the past 25 years since Ninoy Aquino's death have witnessed a creeping amnesia in the national psyche.

Ninoy's legacy of spiritual transformation, heroism, and commitment to democracy has slowly been dissipated by the gradual erosion of our democratic institutions and the weakening of our collective initiative for change.

The nation is experiencing the fading of memories of the historic struggles that led to the Filipino's glorious shining moment.

The film, which would be showed in some cinemas, has been rated GP (General Patronage by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB).