Frybread Face and Me

Billy Luther, USA 2023, 83’
European premiere
Family Portrait LaRoy

Instead of going to see Fleetwood Mac, Benny must go to his grandmother's ranch in the heart of Arizona. The initial torment of a teenager enamored with pop culture turns into an exciting adventure and life lesson; raised in San Diego, he builds relationships with family members and the alien world of his ancestral Navajo people.

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Wojciech Tutaj

Billy Luther

Billy Luther is a director, screenwriter and producer born in Winslow, Arizona. He comes from the Navajo, Hopi, and Laguna Pueblo tribes. Luther directed several documentaries and short films, while his best-known film, Miss Navajo, showed at Sundance. Frybread Face and Me is his feature-length fiction debut, which had its world premiere at South by Southwest.


2007 Miss Navajo (doc.)

2011 Grab (doc.)

2016 Red Lake (short doc.)

2023 Buła i ja / Frybread Face and Me

Cast & Crew

director Billy Luther
screenplay Billy Luther
cinematography Peter Simonite
editing Fred Koschmann
music Ryan Beveridge
cast Keir Tallman, Charley Hogan, Sarah Natani, Martin Sensmeier, Kahara Hodges, MorningStar Angeline
producer Chad Burris
production Indion Entertainment, REI Coop Studios, River Road Entertainment, Macro, World of Ha, Good Gravy, Fit Via Vi, World of Wonders
sales Indion Entertainment
language English
coloration colour
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