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.

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Documentary. 80-year-old Canadian author and poet Margaret Atwood discusses her life and work.

Content elements

  • Infrequent depictions of violence in historic and cinematic contexts - some blood and detail
  • Infrequent breast nudity in an artistic context
  • Infrequent depictions of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The writing process
  • Canadian literary history
  • Devotion and commitment

Classification rationale

Rated PG for tobacco use and violence in a documentary context

Classification date

October 30, 2019