Art and Experience: Iranian director Hamid Jafari has been selected for the jury of the 2nd Apricot Tree International Ethno Film Festival (ATIEFF), which will be held in the Armenian cities of Yerevan, Gyumri and Udjan from October 1 to 5.

Other members of the panel are Polish documentary filmmaker Rosemarie Blank and Armenian film critic and director Sara Nalbandyan.

Jafari’s 2012 documentary “Thus Spoke the Yeoman” won the Union of Cinematographers of Armenia Award at the first edition of the festival. In addition, his 2015 film “The Rock” won the best short documentary award at the Cinema Verite festival in Tehran.