The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Remarkable Photography Process Captures Carl Peters Murals in Rochester

We’re proud to be a part of the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester’s day-long symposium this Sunday with the screening of our our new film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA.” This screening is part of the new exhibit Art for the People: Carl W. Peters and the Rochester WPA Murals.217 […]

WPA Documentary Screens in Rochester, New York

New Documentary on the Arts of the WPA Features Rochester Murals:  Remarkable Photography Process Captures These Historic Depression Era Works On Sunday, October 18, independent filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Filmsreturn to Rochester with the New York premiere of their new film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” celebrating […]

Director’s Statement – Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA

By Michael Maglaras Eighty years ago in 1935, as we were in the middle of the Great American Depression, many people asked whether America’s best days were behind her. From time to time, as I am stunned by what I see and read in so much of today’s news, I ask that same question, as […]

Associated Press Interviews Filmmaker Michael Maglaras

Film highlights art from Works Progress Administration CAROLYN THOMPSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sunday, February 15, 2015 Eighty years after the federal Works Progress Administration put unemployed artists to work creating sculptures and murals for post offices and courthouses comes this reminder from film maker Michael Maglaras: Look around. Much of the art is still there […]