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The Provider

Saturday, March 12
1:30PM - 3:08PM


Hashtags: #sxsw #theproviderfilm

THE PROVIDER follows traveling abortion provider, Dr. Shannon Carr, as she travels to work in Dallas, Texas to perform legal and safe abortions despite the vigorous anti-abortion stigma. In 2013, a Texas bill named House Bill Two (HB2) was passed which effectively closed down nearly two thirds of the state’s abortion clinics. These laws have become the biggest threat to women’s healthcare since before Roe vs. Wade. THE PROVIDER examines these laws by telling the stories of those most affected by them. Dr. Shannon Carr travels every week from New Mexico to Dallas to one of the few clinics remaining in Texas.

Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2015
Runtime: 21min

Director: Maya Cueva, Leah Galant

Executive Producer: Sandy Cioffi

Producer: Rachel Weinberg, Kelly Waldo

Cinematographer: Pete Quandt

Editor: Pete Quandt

Sound Designer: Ryan Barnas

Music: Andrew Giacco

Additional Credits: Co-Director: Pete Quandt, Audio Producers: Maya Cueva, Rachel Weinberg, Co-Editors: Leah Galant, Erik Jaworksi, Additional Camera: Erik Jaworksi


Maya Cueva is a multimedia journalist. Her work has been featured on NPR, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, THE HUFFINGTON POST, and more.
Leah was named one of VARIETY'S 110 students to watch. Past films include a short film about prison re-entry. Co-Director Pete shoots and directs documentaries which have screened in SXSW, DOC NYC, and the College Emmys.

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