The first edition of "The People of 100 Years" project will be broadcast on February 14 - the National Television Day.
According to the Social Media and PR Department of AzTV, the first edition is about first French-language, world-renowned Azerbaijani writer Banin.
The edition will talk about the life of Shamsi Asadullayev and Musa Naghiyev's granddaughter, daughter of Trade and Industry Minister of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic Mirza Asadullayev, writer famous in France Banin, aka Ummulbanu Asadullayeva before and after the emigration.
The project crew has met with Banin's literary successor, friend and student, become the guest of the English family that protects her archives.
Besides, the interview of diplomat Ramiz Abutalibov, who helped Banin establish relations with Azerbaijan during the Soviet time, is also in the program. The places, where Banin spent her time, have been visited by the crew of "The People of 100 Years", and footages have been recorded.
The Asadullayevs had to move to Paris after losing their millions. Banin worked as a secretary, babysitter and model. She was the first Azerbaijani woman in the world who worked as a model.
Later, she became famous by publishing her first book in French. Her mysterious marriages, love affairs with great writers Bunin and Ernst Jünger, her struggles with the Armenians will be covered in Huseyn Javadzade's author project.
The program will go on air on AzTV on February 14 at 22:00.