The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

WPA Film to Screen in Fredonia, New York

On September 23, 2016 at 7:30pm the 1891 Fredonia Opera House will screen our film on the arts of the WPA. Life of Action by Carl W. Peters, 1937 Featuring Filmmaker Michael Maglaras General Admission $13, $10 Students Purchase tickets at this link. In May 1935, as part of the great return-to-work effort known as the […]

Tour of New WPA Documentary Continues

You have three more chances to see “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” in the next month: May 9, 2016Private Screening Sponsored by the International Women’s ForumUniversity of Southern MainePortland, Maine May 10, 20167:00pmWarwick Public LibraryWarwick, Rhode Island May 17, 20167:00pmMilford Center for the ArtsMilford, Connecticut June 15, 20168:00pmOld Greenbelt TheatreGreenbelt, Maryland Following […]

Film Chronicles WPA Art in Norwalk

Film chronicles WPA art in Norwalk By Silvia Foster-Frau Updated Apr 22, 2016   NORWALK — Eighty-one years ago, President Franklin Roosevelt decided to save his country from the Great Depression by arming it — with artists.And the remnants of that effort can be found in more than 30 murals around Norwalk.“He believed that he had to […]

Spring Tour — Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA

We’re kicking off the spring with a New England tour of our film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA.”  You have four chances to see this documentary in May.  Then it will be in Maryland in June.  We look forward to seeing you in the audience!  Read a recent article in the […]

WPA Documentary Spring Screening Tour

It’s the first day of spring and we’re looking forward to bringing our documentary “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” on a spring tour.  Keep your eye on our screening schedule at this link.  Can’t make it to a screening? Order the DVD from Amazon at this link.  UPCOMING SCREENINGs April 16 […]

Scribbles Reviews “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA”

“The only thing better than this documentary would be for the WPA itself to come back.” ~ Matt Hinrichs, Scrubbles In the depths of the Great Depression, president Franklin Delano Roosevelt took a bold stance in allocating federal money toward putting artists – artists! – on the U.S. government payroll. The legacy of that ambitious plan, the Works […]

WPA Film Spring Tour

Our spring screening schedule is in full swing for “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA.” We are also screening our film “O Brother Man: The Art and Life of Lynd Ward” at Georgetown University.  Here are the dates and locations: March 6 — 2:00pmTyler Public LibraryIn conjunction with Smith County Historical Society and The Winners Circle. […]

Inspiring WPA Story from Tyler, Texas

We couldn’t help but be inspired by this article in the Tyler Morning Telegraph.  We are so proud to be screening our film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” again Tyler, Texas on Sunday, March 6 in conjunction with the Tyler Public Library and Smith County Historical Society.  Read a short excerpt from the article […]

Antiques And The Arts Features 217 Films New Documentary on the Arts of the WPA

Antiques And The Arts Weekly is featuring an excerpt from 217 Films‘ new documentary on the arts of the WPA on its website.  Check it out at this link. “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” is the sixth film for Ashford, Connecticut filmmaker Michael Maglaras and his wife and executive producer, Terri […]