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Ashley O'Shay | Unapologetic

Unapologetic is a feature-length documentary that captures young Black women organizing for Black political, economic, and social liberation through a calendar year of triumphs and necessary forfeits. The film serves as an intimate peek into three campaigns: the firing of Dante Servin, the off-duty cop who killed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd; the removal of State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, a local official with a long history of failing to prosecute killer cops; and “Say Her Name,” an effort to make state violence against Black women and girls more visible.

Ashley Mills is a freelance cinematographer and documentarian based in Chicago, IL. She graduated from Northwestern’s Film program in 2015, where she concentrated in cinematography and writing. Her most recent documentary, "Far Above," grapples with young adult involvement in the Black Christian church. She also recently served as Director of Photography for “Pangaea,” a short independent film depicting the life of a young girl 8 days after Hurricane Katrina, shot on location in New Orleans, LA.