WHEN GOD SLEEPS


THE FILM

WHEN GOD SLEEPS depicts the journey of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi who is forced into hiding after hardline clerics issue a fatwa for his death, incensed by a rap song that focuses on the oppression of women, sexism and human rights abuses.

CREDITS

Director: Till Schauder
Producer: Sara Nodjoumi
Executive Producers: Lisa Kleiner Chanoff, Bonni Cohen, Julie Goldman, Chris Clements, Abigail Disney, Gini Reticker, Sally Jo Fifer
Editor: Tina Grapenthin
Composer: Max Avery Lichtenstein

FESTIVAL PREMIERE & AWARDS
Tribeca Film Festival: 2017 Premiere

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