Independent Lens

When God Sleeps

Season 19 Episode 13 | 1h 26m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 04/02/18

Expired: 04/17/18

Rating: NR

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Life and Death in Brooks County

Interview

Life and Death in Brooks County

Missing in Brooks County filmmakers talk about why they wanted to tell this gripping but harrowing story, how they were able to get different perspectives, and whether they've been able to get the documentary in front of politicians.

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