Sunday, January 12, 2014

Now Available on DVD: “The Great Confusion: The 1913 Armory Show”

Read the full press release at this link. 

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://www.two17films.com/pdf/Armory_Show_Dir_Stmnt.pdf