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.

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Biography/Drama. In late 1800s America, a power struggle over which electrical system would gain prominence emerges between entrepreneur George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) and inventors Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Nikola Tesla (Nicholas Hoult).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent portrayals of gun and weapons violence, and injury and illness - little blood or detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of smoking and alcohol use in recreational and historical contexts - little detail

Thematic elements

  • Capitalism and competition
  • Intellectual rivalries
  • Invention and innovation

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some violence and coarse language

Classification date

October 11, 2019