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:

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Animated/Drama. Based on the novel by Deborah Ellis. After her father is arrested by the Taliban, an Afghani girl (voice of Saara Chaudry) dresses as a boy to help support her family.

Content elements

  • Infrequent references to war, death, and dying - no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence in the context of war - little blood, no detail

Thematic elements

  • Storytelling
  • War, gender, and power
  • Life during wartime

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence

Classification date

September 19, 2017