The Kodkod, or better known Leopardus Guigna or Huiña, is the smallest of the eight species of New World cats included in genus Leopardus that populate southern America, and it's one of the smallest cats in the world. With a little patience and luck, you can still find them in isolated pockets of forest in southern Chile, especially around Los Lagos and Chiloé Islandl.
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The Suspended Mourning
In rememberance of Chile’s 9/11 (1973), when a US-backed coup overthrew our democratically elected socialist president and installed a fascist military dictatorship in his place, that tortured and disappeared thousands, I decided to upload here all the episodes of The Suspended Mourning subtitled in English.
It’s a series of short films (longest being 5 minutes and a half, with intro and outro included) depicting the stories of real disappeared detainees and their loved ones who survived them.
The subject matter is gruesome, but they portrayed everything as tastefully as humanly possible without downplaying the horrors involved, and managed to somehow make beauty out of all the pain that the dictatorship caused. It has gorgeous original music and cinematography, fantastic acting, and chilling, emotionally deep writing.
Be warned that despite the series being tasteful in how they handle these subjects, the episodes still portray or allude to torture and police/state brutality. There’s a few scenes with a bit of blood in them, multiple scenes involving violence, and there’s very lightly implied rape in episode 6.
Here’s all the episodes:
Sergio and Carlos Jacinto D'Apollonio
Gonzalo Toro Garland
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