The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Remarkable Photography Process Captures Carl Peters Murals in Rochester

We’re proud to be a part of the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester’s day-long symposium this Sunday with the screening of our our new film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA.” This screening is part of the new exhibit Art for the People: Carl W. Peters and the Rochester WPA Murals.217 […]

WPA Documentary Screens in Rochester, New York

New Documentary on the Arts of the WPA Features Rochester Murals:  Remarkable Photography Process Captures These Historic Depression Era Works On Sunday, October 18, independent filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Filmsreturn to Rochester with the New York premiere of their new film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” celebrating […]

WXXI Public Radio: Interview with Michael Maglaras

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.

Historic WPA Murals in Rochester, New York Preserved in Photos

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 […]