March 02, 2007

Yup'ik girl in first feature

Berg, Levy come to 'America'Oscar-nominated "Deliver Us From Evil" director Amy Berg is teaming with screenwriter Micky Levy to script her first narrative feature, the biopic "This Is Not America," which she plans to bring to the big screen.

Berg, who won the best documentary screenplay WGA Award for "Evil," is now working with Levy to tell the story of a Yup'ik American Indian girl taken from her Alaskan family in the 1960s and sent to a series of foster care homes in a government-run "Americanization" campaign.

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