COVID-19 response: Movie theatres allowed to remain open

Effective November 27, 2020 new restrictions will limit the amount of contact between people in the community, while still allowing businesses to offer services. Movie theatres in enhanced status (purple) areas may remain open with capacity limited to 25% of the occupancy as set under the Alberta Fire Code.

Theatres and other movie venues, otherwise known as exhibitors, were first allowed to reopen in June. They 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)


Bengali-language Drama. Based on the novel by Shaktipada Rajguru. A young woman (Supriya Choudhury) sacrifices her happiness for her ungrateful family (Anil Chatterjee, Bijon Bhattacharya, Gita Dey, Gita Ghatak, Dwiju Bhawal).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of mild cursing and developmental slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of illness and injury - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Responsibility and sacrifice
  • Family dynamics
  • Sibling bonds

Classification rationale

Rated PG for mature subject matter and smoking

Classification date

November 02, 2020