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.
Learn more about new mandatory public health measures in Alberta.
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:
- Guidance for Movie Theatres (PDF, 294 KB)
- General relaunch guidance (PDF, 185 KB)
- other applicable Alberta Health guidance found at Alberta Biz Connect
For general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.
Dir: Deepa Mehta. English/Tamil/Sinhalese language Drama/Romance. While tensions rise due to ethnic differences in 1980s Sri Lanka, a young, gay Tamil student (Ali Kazmi) begins a relationship with a Sinhalese classmate (Ruvin Da Silva).
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and sexual slurs
- Infrequent portrayals of weapons and hand-to-hand violence, some in a bullying context, some in a civil unrest context - some blood and detail
- Infrequent buttock nudity in a non-sexual context
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context
- Gender and expectation
- Racism and conflict
Rated 14A for coarse language and violence