Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Nakoula Basseley Nakoula -- First PHOTO
Anti-Muslim FilmThe Man Behind the MovieFirst Photo
9/17/2012 6:20 AM PT
This is the man whose anti-Muslim movie -- "Innocence of Muslims" -- has triggered a wave of violence in parts of the Muslim world.
Nakoula Basseley Nakoula -- who produced the low-budget movie -- is seen here with Anna Gurji, one of the actresses in the film. The photo was shot this year, during production.
Nakoula, who lives in Cerritos, CA., got backing for the movie from hardcore anti-Islam organizations. The flick triggered violence in Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and 3 other Americans were killed in the violence.