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)


Hindi-language Drama. In rural Uttar Pradesh, a pair of 60-year-old grandmothers (Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar) begin competing in sharpshooting competitions without their husbands' knowledge.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent, brief portrayals of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence – little blood and detail
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context; infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Gender and power
  • Commitment and determination
  • The impact of competitive sports

Classification rationale

Rated PG for smoking

Classification date

October 24, 2019