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Merchant and Ivory Foundation, Ltd.

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Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to support promising artists in the visual and performing arts to to further the preservation and awareness of art and cinema.


Established in 1991 - Founded by James Ivory and the late Ismail Merchant. As co-creators of the production company Merchant Ivory Productions, they have produced, directed, and/or wrote such films as "A Room with a View" (1985), "Maurice" (1987), "Slaves of New York" (1989), "Howards End" (1992), and "The Remains of the Day" (1993).


Merchant and Ivory Foundation, Ltd.

Independent foundation




400 E. 52nd St., Ste. 12G New York City, NY United States 10022

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