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"Birds of a Feather" is currently in development as a non-profit community film project to be produced in Milwaukee, WI. An urban character drama, it is the story of a blue collar loner who takes in a young girl facing foster-care. But, he must peel back the layers of his own childhood trauma before he can save her from the same fate.

This film brings together two unlikely individuals under a rare circumstance while exploring themes of childhood PTSD and antithetical lives. And while they struggle

to "find each other" and heal their wounds, we are taken on multiple journeys into

each of their minds through triggered memories that colorfully meld into their

current surroundings.

Writer and Director: Marisa Merkl

Director of Photography: Daniel Andera

Producer: DeChantel Kosmatka

Creative Producer: Andrea Nordgren

Producer, Executive Producer: Kristine Petersen

We are currently in search of sponsors.

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