When Texas Governor Greg Abbott appeared on screen at the SXSW premiere screening of Plan C, hissing began to emerge from the audience. Not exactly the state pride one would expect at a hometown screening. Well, for director Tracy Droz Tragos, that literally came with the territory.
“Texas has been at the forefront of [abortion] restrictions,” she says from her hotel room in Austin. “Things are getting cut off, you know.” As she says those words, the state court is exploring a potential reversal on long-standing federal approval over access to the abortion pill.