COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to reopen
Stage 2 of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy began on June 12, 2020. Movie theatres are permitted to reopen if they have physical distancing requirements and other public health guidelines in place.
Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, 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.
Film distributors who believe an Alberta film rating assigned to a feature film is unduly restrictive or inconsistent with ratings determined by other Canadian offices may apply for reconsideration.
Not all requests will result in a reconsideration screening. A request is automatically granted if the Alberta age-based rating is higher than any other 3 English-language Canadian classification offices.
There is no charge for a rating reconsideration.
Fill out the form below to apply for reconsideration of a rating.
The information is used pursuant to section 33(c) and section 39(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Questions regarding the collection, use, or disclosure of this information, may be directed to the Alberta Film Classification Rating at 780-427-2006.
Questions about the FOIP Act may be directed to the Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women FOIP Office at 780-641-9907.