COVID-19 response: Movie theatres must close

Effective December 13, 2020 some businesses will be required to close, reduce capacity or limit their in-person access. This includes movie theatres. These mandatory restrictions apply province-wide and will be in place at least until January 21, 2021.

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:

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

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Documentary. Actress Helen Mirren reads excerpts from 'The Diary Of Anne Frank' while Holocaust survivors tell their stories of life in World War II concentration camps.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang
  • Frequent discussions of violence and depictions of corpses in a Holocaust context – some detail

Thematic elements

  • Coping with trauma
  • Survival
  • History and legacies

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter

Classification date

October 10, 2019