New Film on 1913 Armory Show World Premiere at the New Britain Museum of American Art

Special World Premiere Film EventThe Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show   (2013, 90 min.) View a clip at this link. New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington St. New Britain, Connecticut September 26, 20135:30 p.m. Reception; 6 p.m. Screening$20 AdmissionMeet President Theodore Roosevelt! Roosevelt reprisor Joe Wiegand appears in the film and will mingle […]

1913 Armory Show Comes Back Life in New Film

Follow this link to view a new clip from the forthcoming film on the 1913 Armory Show.  In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the art show that introduced America to the idea of “Modern Art,” 217 Films will release “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” in September, 2013. This excerpt from the opening of […]

The Grand presents “John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!”

Read press release at this link.WHAT: Screening of 217 Films‘ new essay in film — John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! Filmmaker Michael Maglaras will introduce the film. WHEN: Friday, October 22 — 7:00pm WHERE: The Grand, 165 Main St., Ellsworth, Maine COST: $7 Adults / $6 Seniors / $5 Members FMI: Box Office […]

Schoodic Arts Festival presents John Marin film

Filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films will screen their new Maine-made film “John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!” at the Schoodic Arts Festival in Winter Harbor, Maine on Saturday, August 7 at 7:00pm. Written, narrated, and directed by Michael Maglaras, this film tells the story of John Marin — one of […]

DVD Released: John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!

Filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films announce that their new film “John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!” is now available on DVD. Written, narrated and directed by Michael Maglaras, this 95 minute essay in film tells the story of John Marin — one of the most important artistic figures of the […]

This Saturday: John Marin film featured at National Gallery of Art

Filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films will screen their new documentary John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! at the National Gallery of Art this Saturday, July 3 at 3:00pm. Read the Fosters Daily Democrat article at this link. View the film listing at this link. View the full summer film schedule […]

August 1: Visible Silence to air on Maine Public TV

(Marsden Hartley photographed by George Platt Lynes. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Used by permission.) 217 Films‘ documentary Visible Silence: Marsden Hartley, Painter and Poet which illuminates the life and work of world-renowned painter Marsden Hartley, will air on the television stations of MPBN on Sunday, August 1 at 11:30pm. This is […]

National Gallery of Art — John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!

Filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films will screen their new documentary John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! at the National Gallery of Art on Saturday, July 3 at 3:00pm. Written, narrated and directed by Michael Maglaras, this film tells the story of John Marin — one of the most important artistic […]

Stonington Opera House to screen new film on John Marin

Filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films will screen their new Maine-made documentary “John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!” at the Stonington Opera House on Wednesday, June 23 at 7:00pm. “Marin’s summers in Stonington were a great inspiration to him,” noted Maglaras. “With the exception of 1929 and 1930, he spent every […]

New Britain Museum of American Art: Connecticut Premiere

On May 27, 2010, Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films screened their new documentary John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! at the New Britain Museum of American Art. This red carpet gala marked the Connecticut premiere of this new film. View photos from the event at this link.