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)


Documentary. Pete Souza, the former Official White House Photographer discusses his career, including his years working closely with President Obama.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent references to and depictions of war, civil unrest, and mass shootings, some involving children - little blood and detail

Thematic elements

  • The importance of historical documentation
  • Photography and the media
  • Perspectives on leadership

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and mature subject matter

Classification date

September 01, 2020