Taggart Siegel has for 25 years been directing award-winning documentaries and dramas that reflect cultural diversity with absorbing style. From spiritual elders struggling to preserve traditions in alien environments to marginalized youth surviving hostile streets, the subjects of his films present vital perspectives rarely seen in mainstream media. The Real Dirt on Farmer John won 31 International Film Festivals awards. His latest film, Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? has been released theatrically around the world. Siegel's films bring compelling voices and visions to a global audience. Siegel is a cofounder of Collective Eye, a non-profit media organization based in San Francisco and Portland, Oregon.