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COVID-19 response: Movie theatres must close

Effective December 13, 2020 some businesses are required to close, reduce capacity or limit their in-person access. This includes movie theatres. These mandatory restrictions apply provincewide and will remain in place until further notice.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, were first allowed to reopen in June.

For general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.


Find ratings and detailed, spoiler-free information about the content in an upcoming movie.
Alberta’s film classification ratings and what they mean.
Before you can screen a film in Alberta, you must first register and then apply to get your film rated.


Alberta Film Classification is the Government of Alberta office responsible for rating films before they are shown to the public. The mandate is to assist Albertans in making informed and responsible film choices. We operate under the Film and Video Classification Act and Regulation of the Province of Alberta.

Alberta Film Classification is responsible for:


Connect with the Alberta Film Classification office:

Phone: 780-427-2006 (Edmonton)
Toll free: dial 310-0000, then the number
Fax: 780-427-0195
Email: [email protected]

Mailing address:
140, 4211 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T6J 6L7

Social media

You can see the latest Alberta film ratings as they are published by following us on Twitter at @abfilmratings.

Connect with us

We want to connect with Albertans interested in film content and ratings. Learn how you can get involved in film classification in Alberta.