The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Cleophas And His Own Featured at Emerge Film Festival

Filmmakers Terri Templeton and Michael Maglaras. Last week, we brought “Cleophas and His Own” back to Marsden Hartley’s hometown of Lewiston, Maine as part of the Emerge Film Festival. “Cleophas and His Own” is a poignant feature-length film based on the epic poem of the same name by painter and poet Marsden Hartley.   In […]

Marsden Hartley: You Love His Art. Come Get to Know the Man.

Marsden Hartley, ca. 1941.  Photo by Louise Young.  Ten years ago, filmmaker Michael Maglaras screened his first film, “Cleophas and His Own,” a monumental work 2 hours and 27 minutes long, about the American Modernist master and Lewiston, Maine native, Marsden Hartley. On April 9, “Cleophas and His Own” returns to Lewiston to celebrate the […]

Peoria Riverfront Museum to Screen “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show”

217 Films just added a new screening date for “The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show.” This film will screen on December 13 at 5:00pm at the Peoria Riverfront Museum in Peoria, Illinois.  Director Michael Maglaras will be in attendance to introduce the film.   The next chance to see this film is October 26 in Falmouth, Virginia […]

Filmmaker Terri Templeton to Introduce Screening in Falmouth, Virginia

Executive Producer, Terri Templeton on location. On March 4, 1913 Teddy Roosevelt labelled cubism “repellent.”  On October 26 at Gari Melchers Home and Studio, a new film will help you decide for yourself.  217 Films‘ new documentary “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” has been screening to standing room only audiences since it premiered […]

Film Looks at Modern Art That Caused a Stir in 1913

Film looks at modern art that caused a stir in 1913 By Teresa Annas The Virginian-Pilot © September 1, 2014 NORFOLK IF YOU GO What: Screening of documentary “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” Where: Naro Expanded Cinema, 1507 Colley Ave., Norfolk When: 7:15 p.m. Wednesday Cost: $9 adults, $7 seniors More info: 757-625-6276, www.narocinema.com     A vast art […]

Armory Show Film Summer and Fall Screening Dates

217 Films Announces Summer and Fall Screening Dates for “The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show” 217 Films has announced the summer and fall screening schedule for its new documentary on the 1913 Armory Show.   The next screening of “The Great Confusion:  The1913 Armory Show” will be held Wednesday, July 16 at the Smithsonian American Art […]

Providence Public Library to Screen “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show”

WHAT:  Rhode Island premiere of 217 Films’ “The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show.” Producer Terri Templeton will be in attendance and introduce the screening.  WHEN:  Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:00pm             WHERE:  Providence Public Library 150 Empire St. Providence, Rhode Island TEL:  401-455-8134 Directions and information at this link.   COST:  Free and open to […]

VMFA Blog: Ladies and Gentlemen…The Avant-Garde

“The film is complete with back story, the principal organizers and their efforts, high definition images of 60 works, and is as close to attending the exhibition as one can get.” ~ Hobart Cornell, Critic-at-large       In winter, 1913, The International Exhibition of Modern Art, better known as The Armory Show, opened in New York City.  It […]

Michael Maglaras: I am an old fashioned film maker

I am an old-fashioned film maker. I like to tour with my films when they are released, as often as I can. I like dark and quiet rooms where people have to focus on the screen. I instruct the techs in the booth to make sure the lights are off when the credits roll at […]

The Dartmouth Reviews “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” Film

At 100, Armory Show is still debated By MICHAELA LEDOUX, The Dartmouth Staff
 January 13, 2014 Just over 100 years ago, the Armory Show of 1913 brought European avant-garde art to the forefront of American attention. Two thirds of the show’s art was by American artists, but the other third, by Europeans like Vincent Van […]