Only The Shells Know
Director: Mohomed Salah Mohomed Taha 霍山
Inheriting the traditions, Qingdao’s shell carving was born in the integration of tradition and fashion. As it combines the beauty of natural shells and exquisite techniques of craftsmen, shell carving integrates the wisdom of humanity and the sea, and tells ancient history between them. It expresses people’s longing for a better tomorrow. Carving through fingertips, passing down through shells. From the perspective of a foreign student, this film explores the shell carving technique and the story behind it, which has a history of a hundred years and embodies the wisdom and painstaking efforts of craftsmen.