Abolfazl Jalili (Persian: ابوالفضل جلیلی , born 1957 in Saveh, Iran) is an internationally acclaimed Iranian film director. He belongs to the Iranian new wave movement.
Jalili studied directing at the Iranian College of Dramatic Arts, then worked for national television (IRIB), where he produced several children's films. His 'Det' Means Girl (1994) won prizes in Venice film festival and Nantes. He was one of Rotterdam's Film Makers in Focus in 1999.