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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English/French/Arabic-language Comedy. A Palestinian man (Elia Suleiman) travels to different cities only to find the problems of his homeland are the same elsewhere.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang
  • Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Identity and belonging
  • The mundane

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and smoking

Classification date

January 10, 2020