The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Now on DVD — America Rising: The Arts of the Gilded Age

“America Rising: The Arts of the Gilded Age” is now available on DVD and can be purchased through Amazon at this link.  Featuring the only known film footage of Mark Twain, who gave “The Gilded Age” its name, “America Rising” tells the story of how, after the Civil War, American art and American artists came into […]

New documentary film celebrates the art of America’s Gilded Age

Augustus Saint-Gaudens, detail of the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial, 1897.  Courtesy of the Saint-Gaudens Memorial. Connecticut-based independent filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films announce a new film project – their seventh in ten years and their sixth “essay in film” – highlighting the arts of the American renaissance…what Mark Twain described as […]