Experiencing Interruptions?

Beat Lingo

Suffering from mutism has kept this reserved teenager quiet his entire life. After years
of homeschooling, he faces his biggest challenge yet - real school.
Suffering from mutism has kept this reserved teenager quiet his entire life. But Marcus holds a special gift that he's been hiding from the world.

  • Jose Navas
    EL Balsero, 3 Weeks, Miami Our City
  • Maribel Cabrera
  • Corvonte Davis
    Key Cast
  • Jose Navas
    El Balsero, Miami Our City
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Coming of Age
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 6, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    19,875 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Miami Film Festival
    Miami Fl
    United States
    March 14, 2021
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Oklahoma Latino Film Festival
    Oklahoma City OK
    United States
    April 24, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Philadelphia Latino Film Festival
    United States
    May 30, 2021
    Official Selection
  • FilmGate Festival
    Miami Fl
    United States
    June 30, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Reel Abilities Film Festival
    New York
    United States
    April 14, 2022
    New York
  • Los Angeles Latino Film Festival
    Los Langeles
    United States
    July 10, 2022
    Los Angeles
  • Georgia Latino Film Festival
    United States
    September 14, 2021
    Best Director
Director Biography - Jose Navas

Jose Navas was born in Nicaragua and raised in sunny Miami, Florida. He holds a degree in film from Miami University of Arts and Design. He heads the production company FlickHouse Studios.His feature documentary debut was Miami Our City (2016). His narrative short film, El Balsero went on to win multiple awards at film festivals across the nation. Beat Lingo is his latest entry.

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Director Statement

Speak your voice. Theres only one like yours. And never stop creating.