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:

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Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Musical/Drama. In post-World War I Winnipeg, a Ukrainian immigrant (Marshall Williams) and a Jewish woman (Laura Slade Wiggins) get caught up in a labour strike.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs in a historical context
  • Infrequent use of gun, weapons, and hand-to-hand violence – little blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Overcoming differences
  • Solidarity
  • Tolerance and acceptance

Classification rationale

Rated PG for some coarse language and violence

Classification date

November 28, 2019