Teresa H. Mular
Dr. Teresa Mular was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was raised and educated there, completing her University studies and graduating as a Medical Doctor at age 23.
Parallel to that she studied piano and voice at the National Conservatory of Music in Buenos Aires. As a young person she developed a lifelong passion for classical music and the arts.
She moved to New York, to further her training at Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York-Kings County Hospital, in Brooklyn.
She became an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology years later at the same institution and had a long career as a physician and teacher.
Currently she has been President of the New York Gynecological Society ( New York city ) from 2014 to 2015. She has received several awards for her teaching activities from Stony Brook University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Although geographically far from her native town, she continued to visit her family in Buenos Aires and remained in close contact with her beloved homeland throughout the years. She developed a strong interest in creative photography, which led to obtaining various awards at diverse Long Island, New York competitions.
She is fluent in Italian ( which she studied in Florence starting in 2006 ) and it is in Italy, where she found the germinating seed for making her first documentary about the land that witnessed her birth. She completed this work in 2012, which is a four-part documentary that pays homage to the various artistic complexities and cultural life of Buenos Aires, under the title “ Flying on the Wings of Time “ Volando en las Alas del Tiempo”. This documentary (“ Flying on the Wings of Time” ) was shown at the XXXIV International Women Film Festival of Florence, Italy, to great acclaim in December of 2012 and also at the Huntington Cinema Arts Centre in April of 2012. The Argentinean Cultural Center showed it in June of the same year in Long Beach, New York. The same film received a Silver Award in the Short Film Category, awarded by the Oregon Film festival in November of 2012.
It has been screened at the Lucerne International Festival (Switzerland) and shown in Lucerne in October of 2014.
She completed another documentary entitled “ The Muse is the Mountain”, which deals with the life, struggles and achievements of a group of artisan women in the mountainous regions of Costa Rica. Its premiere was held on May 6th, 2014 at Instituto Cervantes of New York. It was selected for screening in various festivals around the world, including the International Film Festival in Jakarta (2014), Indonesia, being awarded with a Silver nomination in the Director category and a Gold nomination in Documentary and it was selected as Best Director of a Short Documentary at the Milan International Film Festival (Italy) 2015, and an Excellence Award at the Dada Saheb Film Festival in India (2015).
It was also an official selection at the Costa Rica International Film Festival of Peace with the Earth (2014) and at the Helios Film Festival, Cincinnati, USA (2015) and nominated in the categories of a) Scientific and Educational Award and b) best director at the Milan International Filmmaker Festival in November 2015. It has been nominated for best Foreign Language Documentary at the Madrid International Film Festival to take place July 2 to 9th 2016.
Another successful film has been a short comedy “ Now Boarding “ which was filmed in March of 2015 and was selected at the First Dog Film Festival, New York, October 2015 and which has also been selected at various international film festivals, including the 1)Colortape Film Festival in Brisbane, Australia, shown in June of 2016; 2) the Dada Saheb Film Festival , India, April 30 , 2016; 3) at the International Independent Film Awards, ( California) , 4) at the International Film Festival in Jakarta , Indonesia. It also was selected and nominated for Best Director of a Short Comedy at the Madrid International Film Festival, which is to take place July 2 to 9th 2016 and it became a winner for best screenplay in the short category at this festival.
Her new film “ Four Journeys “ was just completed June 24th, 2016, is a documentary about immigrant Latin American women now working in New York and who have struggled in various ways since arriving as newcomers to New York, but are now successful in their own careers and private lives.
Name: Teresa Mular
Lives in: Huntington, New York