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)

Synopsis

French-language Drama. After immigrating to France to look for work, an African man (Robert Liensol) struggles to get by in the face of outward hostility and racism.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand and weapons violence - no blood, little detail
  • Frequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The immigrant experience
  • Racism and discrimination
  • Exploitation

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language and alcohol and tobacco use

Classification date

November 02, 2020