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)

Synopsis

Documentary. Five friends (Ben Masters, Jay Kleberg, Filipe DeAndrade, Heather Mackey, Austin Alvarado) travel from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico along the Rio Grande via bicycle, horseback, and canoe, exploring the relationship between the river and the proposed wall along America's border with Mexico.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang, vulgar expressions, and cursing
  • Infrequent, historical photographic depictions of victims of violence and corpses
  • Infrequent depictions of alcohol use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The importance of the Rio Grande
  • Environmentalism and conservation
  • Perspectives on immigration

Classification rationale

Rated PG for infrequent use of coarse language

Classification date

July 31, 2020