The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Greenhills, Ohio Hosts Film on the Arts of the WPA

To mark National Historic Preservation Month, on Saturday, May 5 at 2:00, Greenhills Historical Society in Greenhills, Ohio will host a free screening of our film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA.”This screening is free and open to the public.View a clip from the film at this link.  A tour of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WPA Film Returns to Tyler, Texas

Smith County Historical Society, in collaboration with The Live and Kicking Winners Circle of Tyler, Texas will screen “Enough to Live On:  The Arts of the WPA” on Sunday, March 6 at 2:00pm in the Taylor Auditorium of the Tyler Public Library. This is the second time this film has been shown in Tyler.   […]

They Get It in Tyler, Texas

By Michael Maglaras In my film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” I make mention of the idea that, 80 years after the launch of the WPA, many communities across America still take particular pride in their surviving works from the WPA era. These works may be in a post office, school, […]

New Documentary on the Arts of the WPA Plays in Peoria

“Enough to Live On:The Arts of the WPA”  |  Free Film Screening  Sat, Nov 14  |  5:30 pm Peoria Riverfront Museum – Giant Screen Theater “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Works Progress Administration and the Federal Art Project, and highlights artwork, music, writing, and acting, all created […]

Buzz is Building in the Motor City for New WPA Film

Tuesday, Sept 15One-night-only!  Our new film “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” will screen at Cinema Detroit.  Don’t miss your chance to see it!  View clips from the film at this link.WHAT: “Enough to Live On: The Arts of the WPA” introduced by filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films. A […]