Born in 1971 in Mahshahr, Iran, Hamdollah (Hamid) Jafari is an Iranian film director and producer. He studied Cinema at Sooreh University in Tehran and began making films in the early 1990’s. Jafari has been involved in the making of several documentaries. His 2012 documentary Thus Spoke the Yeoman the Union of Cinematographers of Armenia award at the 2015 “Apricot Tree” Ethno Film Festival. His 2015 film The Rock won the Best Short Documentary Award of the Cinema Verite IFF in Tehran. Jafari is a Board Member of the Iranian Association of Documentary Filmmakers.