Award winning Torquay film maker Tom Austin will premier his fourth short film at Exeter Phoenix on December 13.
Host Familie will be shown as part of its Two Short Nights Festival at 9pm.
The film is about a German student Karl and his relationship with his host family, the Robinson's, in Torquay.Shot in and around the bay during the summer,
It deals with the strange goings-on in the Robinson family when Karl comes to stay.The film was partially financed through crowd-funding and an Exeter Phoenix bursary.
It is a dark comedy that examines the special relationship between the English and Germans.