The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Historic Mural Captures Life During the Great Depression

Sunday, 8 November 2015 – Written by Cory McCoy When the nation was at its lowest point and people were most desperate, the federal government came up with innovative ways to transform cities like Tyler and the lives of those involved. To celebrate their 2015 fundraiser, the Smith County Historical Society will host a special screening […]

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 […]

Naro Cinema Presents 1913 Armory Show Film

Naro Cinema’s New Non-Fiction Film Series concludes with “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” Filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films will screen their latest film “The Great Confusion: The 1913 ArmoryShow” at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk, Virginia on Wednesday, September 3 at 7:15 PM. The filmmakers will introduce the […]

May 27: New Britain Museum of American Art

Special Red Carpet EventConnecticut Premiere Thursday, May 27, 5:30pm By reservation only John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint!A new film by Michael Maglaras Ashford, Connecticut-based filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films will debut their new documentary John Marin: Let the Paint be Paint! at the New Britain Museum of American Art. […]

Opening Scene: John Marin Documentary

Click on the video clip below or follow this link to YouTube to view the opening cut from 217 Films’ new documentary John Marin: “Let the Paint be Paint!”