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S.O.S. Colombia, political protest hits Cannes red carpet

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the phrase "S.O.S. Colombia" printed on a Colombian flag. This is how the crew of the film "Memoria", directed by Thai director Apitchapong Weerasethakul, starring Tilda Swinton and shot on location in Colombia, walked the red carpet at Cannes.

Swinton, Weerasethakul, French Jeanne Balibar, and Colombians Elkin Diaz and Juan Pablo Urrego posed in front of photographers with the protest flag in reference to the violent riots that have taken place in Colombia in recent months.

The demonstrations began last April 28 against . . .

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