Javier Colón-Caraballo is a self-taught documentary filmmaker. He holds a B.A. in Economics and a M.A. degree in Cultural Agency and Administration from the University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras Campus. He served as a photography and videography instructor in San Juan’s “Taller de Fotoperiodismo”, and in 2015 joined La Maraña as Audiovisual Coordinator. In 2017, he won the Visible Award with artists José “Bubu” Negrón and Luis Agosto-Leduc for the community project Brigada de Puerta Tierra “AQUI VIVE GENTE” as a camera operator and editor. His work has been displayed in the Queens Museum and the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City.
He has worked in several international short documentaries with ABC News Australia, Whistle Sports, 180 studio, as well as in other independent projects. Since 2019, he has collaborated with Source Columba, a Memphis- based production house, in the creation of documentaries on education and social awareness.
Colón-Caraballo received a Cultures of Resistance Award (CoR Award) in 2022 and is using the award for producing and directing his first feature documentary film, Desde adentro.
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