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Across the border in Kurdistan, 1961, Director: Baroness Marie-Thérèse Ullens

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Mrs. Baroness Marie-Thérèse Ullens was a writer, photographer and cameraman Belgian who provided her documentary films by traveling the Mediterranean countries. In 1961, Pasteur Institut e of Iran asked her to film their efforts against the plague in Akanlu village in Kurdistan province. The original film is in French and is translated to English by Pasteur institute of Iran in 2015.


I did not choose the plague, but it desired me!

Marcel Baltazard (1907-1971), founder of research centre