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 general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Documentary. An inspiring look at the work of civil rights leader and social activist Congressman John Lewis.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of cursing, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent depictions of hand-to-hand and weapons violence in a historical context - little blood and detail
  • Infrequent depictions of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Courage and compassion
  • Civil rights
  • Social activism

Classification rationale

Rated PG for violence and coarse language

Classification date

June 24, 2020