Unapologetic (Trailer)

After two Black Chicagoans are killed, millennial organizers challenge an administration complicit in state violence against its 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.

Ashley O'Shay Receives Inaugural CIFF Groundbreaker Award

Following her Athena Breakthrough Award, Unapologetic director, producer, and cinematographer Ashley O'Shay has been named as the recipient of the Groundbreaker Award. The Groundbreaker Award, which is sponsored by CoverMyMeds, is presented to a pioneering filmmaker in their field whose work has proven to lift up marginalized voices. This recognition comes with a $5,000 cash award to help support the filmmaker’s future work.