Growing up in Coney Island, NY, William Caballero describes himself as being an artsy, quirky and nerdy kid who got on everyone’s nerves. Although he always loved his Puerto Rican-American family dearly, he says he always felt like an outsider looking in.
|William Caballero with his parents
on his graduation from
New York University in 2008.
(Courtesy William Caballero)
He had to look no further than to his not-so-perfect family for inspiration for his first feature-length documentary. On December 30, “American Dreams Deferred” will be premiering in 26 states on PBS World Channel.