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:

For questions about the guidance resources, email

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

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance) Mature Subject Matter


Drama. After leaving her abusive husband, a mother (Zoe Kazan) and her two sons (Jack Fulton, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong) find themselves homeless in New York City.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of profanity
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence – some blood and detail; infrequent portrayals of medical emergencies, some involving children – little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Forgiveness
  • Life in the margins
  • The families we make

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some violence and mature subject matter

Classification date

November 12, 2019