Veronica Volk of WXXI Public Radio in Rochester, New York recently interviewed filmmaker Michael Maglaras about two iconic WPA murals just photographed by 217 Films and the Memorial Art Gallery for “Enough to Live On: The Art of the WPA.” Read the full story at this link.
Connecticut-based filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films have collaborated with the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester to photograph and digitize two historic Works Progress Administration murals painted in Rochester by Carl W. Peters. “Life of Action” and “Life of Contemplation,” important works of art from the WPA era, are […]
In this film clip, writer/director Michael Maglaras of 217 Films discusses two WPA-era murals by Carl W. Peters used in his forthcoming film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA.” Interview with Michael Maglaras and excerpt from his new film about the arts of the WPA from 217 Films on Vimeo. “Enough to […]
Executive Producer Terri Templeton and Director Michael Maglaras 217 Films’ newest documentary “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” premiered in September 2013 to a sold out audience at the New Britain Museum of Art and has been screening to standing room only crowds ever since. The next viewings will occur tonight and Sunday at the […]
Back by popular demand! Two special encore screenings of 217 Films‘ new documentary “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” have been scheduled at the Memorial Gallery at the University of Rochester. Follow this link for more information. Screening Dates:Thursday, January 16, 2014 — 7:00pm Sunday, January 19, 2014 — 2:00pm This film was shown to a […]
Director Michael Maglaras of 217 Films introducing his new film to asold out crowd in Rochester, New York. “Just got back from seeing this film at the wonderful Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester. This film is MAGNIFICENT! If you get the chance to see it, run to it!” ~ Lisa, Rochester, New […]