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.
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