Lucia, Before and After

Lucia, Before and After

In this meditative "anti-road trip", Lucia travels from Odessa to El Paso, Texas to get an abortion, only to find that she has to wait the state-mandated, twenty-four hours before she can have the procedure. With nowhere to go, she spends the night in a town she doesn't know while awaiting her fate.

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Written & Directed by Anu Valia
DP: Charlotte Hornsby
Editor: James Codoyannis
Produced by: Buffalo Picture House, Refinery29
Production Design: Amelia Steely
Starring: Sarah Goldberg
Sound Design: Patrick Burgess
Costume Design: Jami Villers
Production Sound: Kevin Rosen-Quan

"Lucia, Before and After" was made in conjunction with Refinery29's Shatterbox Anthology grant, with support from Women at Sundance and Killer Films.

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Lucia, Before and After
  • Lucia, Before and After

    In this meditative "anti-road trip", Lucia travels from Odessa to El Paso, Texas to get an abortion, only to find that she has to wait the state-mandated, twenty-four hours before she can have the procedure. With nowhere to go, she spends the night in a town she doesn't know while awaiting her fa...