Masaaki Yuasa’s “Ride Your Wave” to Premiere in NYC

Ride Your Wave

Wednesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Various Theaters (See list below)

Admission: $20

From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa (The Night is Short, Walk on Girl; Devilman Crybaby) comes a deeply emotional new film that applies his trademark visual ingenuity to a tale of romance, grief and self-discovery.

GKIDS, a New York-based American film distributor, presents Ride Your Wave in this special one-night-only screening. Several theaters throughout New York City will show the film.

Synopsis of Ride Your Wave

Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become inseparable, Minato loses his life in an accident at sea. Hinako is so distraught that she can no longer even look at the ocean. But one day she sings a song that reminds her of their time together, and Minato appears in the water. From then on, she can summon him in any watery surface as soon as she sings their song, but can the two really remain together forever? And what is the real reason for Minato’s sudden reappearance?

In Select Theaters

UA Kaufman Astoria STM 14 & RPX
35-30 38th Street, Long Island City

Regal E-Walk STM 13 & RPX
247 W. 42nd Street

AMC Empire 25
234 W. 42nd Street

AMC Kips Bay 15
570 Second Avenue

City Cinemas Village East Cinema*
181-189 Second Avenue

Regal Union Square STM 14
850 Broadway

Regal Battery Park STM 11
102 North End Avenue

Regal UA Court Street & RPX
106 Court Street, Brooklyn

UA Midway STM 19
108-22 Queens Boulevard, Forest Hills

Regal UA Sheepshead IMAX & RPX
3907 Shore Parkway, Sheepshead Bay

Regal UA Staten Island & RPX
2474 Forest Avenue, Staten Island

AMC Rockaway 16
363 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rockaway

*Although this is billed as a one-night-only screening, City Cinemas Village East Cinema has tickets available from February 19 through February 27.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

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