Afghan Muscles

Feature documentary / a Haslund production / directed by Andreas Dalsgaard / released 2007

The young men of Afghanistan have discovered the art of bodybuilding. In a country ravished by war, these men still hold on to their dreams; dreams of muscle, honour and fame – absolute control of the body in a world of chaos.

A Haslund Film production
In coproduction with Elk Film (former Xanadu Film)

Written and directed by Andreas Dalsgaard
Produced by Michael Haslund-Christensen and Jesper Morthorst


Leuven, Docville

Warszawa, Against Gravity

Los Angeles, AFI Int. Festival

Tehran, Cinéma Vérité, Documentary Film Festival

Hamburg FilmFest GmbH

Philadelphia Film Festival

Odense Internationale Film Festival

Nyon, Visions du Réel