Grantee profile

Maurice Monkey Pictures

Maurice Monkey Pictures is a film company founded in the UK in November 2017 by journalist John Nathan and arts consultant Jennifer Reynolds. The Trust is supporting Maurice Monkey with project funding for its feature-length film The Art of Protest: Countdown, which explores the role of artists in the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. The film’s aims are to raise awareness of the role of Hong Kong artists in fighting for Hong Kong’s freedoms, and to engage international audiences on the issues facing Hong Kong today. The film is due to be completed in April 2018.