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) Language May Offend


Documentary. In the UK in the 1970s, in response to the rise of the racist National Front party, a group of anti-racist activists formed the group Rock Against Racism which published zines, put on concerts, and brought people together.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs and hate speech in a historical context; infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent depictions of weapons and hand-to-hand violence in civil unrest and police violence contexts
  • Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
  • Infrequent depictions of smoking in a historical context

Thematic elements

  • Activism and anti-racism
  • Community and solidarity
  • Social movements in the UK

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language, including ethno-cultural slurs

Classification date

July 31, 2020