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.

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Documentary. Documentarian Cheryl Foggo explores the life and legacy of Albertan cowboy John Ware.

Content elements

  • One use of an ethno-cultural slur in historical and documentary contexts
  • Infrequent references to slavery, racism, and illness

Thematic elements

  • The history of Alberta
  • Race and the settler experience
  • Uncovering the truth

Classification rationale

Rated G for material that is unlikely to disturb most viewers

Classification date

September 04, 2020