COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to remain open
Effective November 27, 2020 new restrictions will limit the amount of contact between people in the community, while still allowing businesses to offer services. Movie theatres in enhanced status (purple) areas may remain open with capacity limited to 25% of the occupancy as set under the Alberta Fire Code.
Learn more about new mandatory public health measures in Alberta.
Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, were first allowed to reopen in June. They are encouraged to review these relaunch guidance documents developed by Alberta Health:
- Guidance for Movie Theatres (PDF, 294 KB)
- General relaunch guidance (PDF, 185 KB)
- other applicable Alberta Health guidance found at Alberta Biz Connect
For general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.
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:
- rating films
- rating film trailers, commercials and public service announcements (PSAs)
- sharing information about film ratings
- licensing film distributors
Connect with the Alberta Film Classification office:
140, 4211 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6J 6L7
You can see the latest Alberta film ratings as they are published by following us on Twitter at @abfilmratings.
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