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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Russian-language Animated. After a long and difficult winter, a tsar (voice of Ivan Okhlobystin) sends a wolf (voice of Alexander Boyarsky) and his friend (voice of Nikita Efremov) to compete in a singing contest.

Content elements

  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in a slapstick context - no blood or detail

Thematic elements

  • Power and control
  • The bonds of friendship
  • Finding self-confidence

Classification rationale

Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers

Classification date

January 02, 2020