Taggart Siegel

Taggart Siegel

For 30 years, Taggart Siegel has produced and directed Emmy-nominated, award-winning documentaries that present vital perspectives rarely seen on mainstream media. His latest film, QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us? received critical-acclaim during it’s theatrical release and garnered over 10 international awards. His previous film, the 2006 grass-roots hit THE REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN, about a maverick visionary farmer, won 31 international film festivals awards and was broadcast and theatrically released worldwide.

Siegel is also known for his award-winning films THE SPLIT HORN: Life of a Hmong Shaman in America, BETWEEN TWO WORLDS and BLUE COLLAR AND BUDDHA which capture the struggle of refugees in America. He is the co-founder and Executive Director of Collective Eye, Inc., a non-profit media production and distribution organization based in Portland, Oregon and San Francisco.

To watch more of Taggart Siegel’s films visit collectiveeye.org


November 6, 2010  |  Filmmakers