Private Project

Gulf Coast Love Story

Dayna Reggero has been listening along the beaches and the bayous of the Gulf Coast to artists who are remembering, healing, and building a safe movement to vision a better future in the dangerous world of oil and gas.

  • Dayna Reggero
  • Roishetta Ozane
  • Kurt Engfehr
    DP and Editor
    Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11, Fat Sick and Nearly Dead
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
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  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 31, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Dayna Reggero

Dayna Reggero is an award-winning documentary film director and healing listener. Her work started at 19, appearing with animals on television to talk about environmental preservation. wrote: “By trade, Dayna Reggero is an environmentalist. Her work ranges from filmmaking to beginning her career as a spokesperson. However, her most skilled work might come in the form of organizing conversations, or simply starting them.” In a print feature, Woman’s Day Magazine showcased Dayna as an “Earth Mother: an Artist Activist who isn’t just fighting for cleaner air and water, but protecting a community’s most precious resources – its people.” When her first short film won Best Documentary, the judges noted: "It is especially the enthusiasm, love and respect Reggero shows for her subjects, the feathered and the humankind, that makes us look forward to her next projects.” In 2021, Dayna was honored with a Special Hero Award as part of the Dan Eldon Documentary Activist Award and in 2022 as Winner of the Maya Deren Short Film Innovation Prize for "her insightful, essential documentaries but also her human spirit to make the world more aware of itself through her various projects."

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