Directed by Till Schauder, When God Sleeps is a rap-punk-rock documentary about 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 and human rights abuses.
When God Sleeps
NAME OF FILM: WHEN GOD SLEEPS
DIRECTOR(S): Till Schauder
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: When God Sleeps depicts the journey of an Iranian musician who is forced into hiding after hardline clerics offer a $100,000 reward for his murder.
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