Billy Luther

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Billy Luther

Billy Luther (Producer/Director, GRAB) studied film at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and worked on projects for the Smithsonian Institution’s New York City National Museum of the American Indian Film and Video Center. A past honoree of Los Angeles' Film Independent Project: Involve, Luther was selected for the 2006 Sundance Institute/Ford Foundation Fellowship, Corporation for Public Broadcasting/PBS Producers Academy at WGBH in Boston, and Tribeca Institute’s All Access Program with his feature documentary MISS NAVAJO, which world premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, had its national television premiere on Independent Lens on PBS and the winner of Michael Moore's 2007 Special Founders Prize. He is in production on the documentary The Untitled Indian Marching Band Project. Luther belongs to the Navajo, Hopi and Laguna Pueblo Tribes. More information can be found at www.missnavajomovie.com.

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Producer
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Navajo/Hopi/Laguna Pueblo

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