The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Opera House to Present Meet the Filmmaker Event

“We are very excited to be screening this film and to have the filmmakers available to talk about its creation,” notes Opera House Executive Director Rick Davis. “As part of our effort to offer a wide variety of intriguing programming, we believe this event will appeal not only to lovers of art and history, but to movie […]

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 […]

New film on the arts of the WPA features the Harlem Renaissance

Our new film “Enough the Live On: The Arts of the WPA” will include a section about the Harlem Renaissance and the groundbreaking work of the great muralist Aaron Douglas. This clip from the film is introduced with the poetry of Langston Hughes and features a composition by African American composer William Grant Still and […]

Film Looks at Modern Art That Caused a Stir in 1913

Film looks at modern art that caused a stir in 1913 By Teresa Annas The Virginian-Pilot © September 1, 2014 NORFOLK IF YOU GO What: Screening of documentary “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” Where: Naro Expanded Cinema, 1507 Colley Ave., Norfolk When: 7:15 p.m. Wednesday Cost: $9 adults, $7 seniors More info: 757-625-6276, www.narocinema.com     A vast art […]

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 […]

Providence Public Library Presents Armory Show Film

Explore the introduction of modern art to the Unites States in Providence Public Library film presentation Read full article at this link.   Connecticut-based independent filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films will screen their latest film, “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show,” in a Rhode Island premiere at the Providence Public […]

New Britain Herald Interviews Film Maker Michael Maglaras

Old-fashioned virtuosity Thursday, April 24, 2014 2:38 PM EDT By SCOTT WHIPPLE
 — STAFF WRITER NEW BRITAIN — Michael Maglaras admits he’s an old-fashioned film maker.

  “I like to tour with my films,” says Maglaras, 63. “I will never get tired of touring, of greeting people at the door, of hanging around afterwards for the […]

Portland Press Herald: New England Filmmakers Explore How Modern Art Shook Things Up

New England filmmakers explore how modern art shook things up A new film chronicles how a first-in-the-nation exhibition, 1913’s Armory Show, caused an uproar in America. December 5, 2013 By Bob Keyes, Staff Writer New England filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton have made a habit of making movies about art-world greats. They’ve made two films […]