Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, WAVES traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family–led by a well-intentioned but domineering father–as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss. From acclaimed director Trey Edward Shults, WAVES is a heartrending story about the universal capacity for compassion and growth even in the darkest of times. With Sterling K. Brown, Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell.
“Beautiful and pensive and heartbreaking…” (Chicago Sun-Times)
“Russell’s performance is like a rush of wind on a dry, hot day, the blessing you didn’t know you needed.” (TIME Magazine)
*Minors welcome in the balcony. Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK. Please redeem at the door.
WAVES (Trey Edward Schults, 2019 / 135 mins / 14A) The epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family — led by a well-intentioned but domineering father — as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.