We’ve all felt lonely and isolated at one point or another; it’s a feeling that comes and goes. But for the six wayward protagonists of Wendy McColm
’s dark comedy/drama Birds Without Feathers
, it’s an inescapable part of their lives, a burden that’s hard to shake. Our main character of sorts is Neil (played by McColm herself), a wannabe Instagram
star who spends so much time snapping photos of herself and collecting followers like they were bottle caps, she never gets close to anyone; at least until she runs into Jo (Lenae Day
), an old friend who is now a performance artist or actress of some sort, who is also desperate for attention. Other characters orbit this pair: Sam (William Gabriel Grier
), Neil’s boyfriend-then-ex-boyfriend, a struggling...
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