US Identifies Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Blamed for Attacks « CBS DC WTF?!! Just who the hell does this government think they are?! This person had the right to make any film he wanted.. this is America.. Except: Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed Thursday that Justice Department officials were investigating the deaths, which occurred during an attack on the American mission in Benghazi. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation, said Nakoula was connected to the persona of Sam Bacile, a man who initially told the AP he was the films writer and director.