Still from Unapologetic
Still from Unapologetic
 

Unapologetic

by Ashley O'Shay
UNAPOLOGETIC is a deep look into the Movement for Black Lives, from the police murder of Rekia Boyd to the election of mayor Lori Lightfoot.
2020  ·  1h26m  ·  United States
English
About the Film

After two police killings, Black millennial organizers challenge a Chicago administration complicit in state violence against its Black residents. Told through the lens of Janaé and Bella, two fierce abolitionist leaders, UNAPOLOGETIC is a deep look into the Movement for Black Lives, from the police murder of Rekia Boyd to the election of mayor Lori Lightfoot.

Upcoming Screenings

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Festivals and Awards
2020
image+nation, Montreal LGBTQ Film Festival, Jury Prize
2021
Athena Film Festival, Breakthrough Award
2021
Cleveland International Film Festival, Groundbreaker Award
Sound Editor
Sidney Jones
Executive Producer
Gordon Quinn
Producer
Morgan Johnson & Ethan Senser
Production Company
Kartemquin Films
Story Consultant, Art Director
Olivia Peace
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About the Director

Ashley O'Shay

Portrait of Ashley O'Shay
Portrait of Ashley O'Shay

Ashley O’Shay is a freelance DP and documentarian based in Chicago, IL, whose work focuses on illuminating marginalized voices. She has produced work for national brands, including Lifetime, Ford Motor Company, Boost Mobile, KQED, and Dr. Martens. Most recently, she filmed the Chicago episode of KQED’s “If Cities Could Dance,” garnering over 600K views on social and web. Her work also appeared in the critically-acclaimed Lifetime docuseries Surviving R. Kelly. Although she has crafted many short films, Unapologetic serves as her first venture into the feature world, and she could not be more excited to help portray this powerful narrative.

 

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