The film had premiered at Cannes in May 2001, almost a decade after Somalia, three months before nine eleven and everything after.
In 2006, Fast Food Nation, a film which McLaren conceived and co-produced, débuted at the Cannes Film Festival.
Her other film at Cannes, Take Shelter, also won the Grand Prize in the Critics Week competition.
city on the French Riviera, perhaps from a pre-Indo-European word *kan, meaning "height." The film festival dates from 1946.
Fashionable resort on the French Riviera.
Note: Cannes hosts an annual international film festival.