217 Films' New Documentary “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show” Now Available
Independent filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton of 217 Films announce that their new film about the 1913 Armory Show is now available on DVD. "The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show" can be purchased through Amazon at this link: http://ow.ly/su0wI. Excerpts can be viewed at this link: http://vimeo.com/66408225. This is their fifth film.
The Sacramento Bee called Michael Maglaras a filmmaker of "Bergman-like gravitas." His films have been described as "virtuoso filmmaking" (National Gallery of Art), "alive and fresh" (Art New England), "elegiac and insightful" (Naples Daily News), "stunning" (David Berona), "unforgettable" (Journal of American History), and "magnificent" (Judith Regan, Sirius XM Radio).
"The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show" features more than 60 works by American and European painters and sculptors and probes deeply into the history of how the show was organized. It provides fascinating glimpses into the backstage efforts of the American artists Arthur B. Davies, Walter Pach, and Walt Kuhn as they worked tirelessly to bring a new art to a new American audience. Produced by 217 Films. Written, directed and narrated by Michael Maglaras. Executive Producer Terri Templeton. Features preeminent Armory Show scholar Laurette McCarthy and President Theodore Roosevelt reprisor Joe Wiegand. NR. 90 Minutes. Read the director's statement at this link: http://ow.ly/su3wo.
"The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show" premiered in September 2013 to a sold out audience at the New Britain Museum of Art and will return for an encore screening in April. This weekend, the film is being show at the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College and at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, New York. The next viewing will occur in April at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Screening dates are being added frequently and the tour will continue through 2104. The full schedule can be viewed at this link: http://two17filmsschedule.blogspot.com/.