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COVID-19 response: Movie theatres must close

Effective December 13, 2020 some businesses are required to close, reduce capacity or limit their in-person access. This includes movie theatres. These mandatory restrictions apply provincewide and will remain in place until further notice.

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

For general information, visit COVID-19 info for Albertans.

14A(14A) Violence, Coarse Language


Dir: Shaka King. Drama/Biography. After being caught for car theft, William O'Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) is made to infiltrate The Black Panther Party for the FBI.

Content elements

  • Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations in a non-sexual context; frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, vulgar expressions, and ethno-cultural slurs
  • Frequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence, some in civil rights or assassination contexts -some blood and detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • The U.S. Civil Rights movement
  • Conspiracy and betrayal
  • Guilt and remorse

Classification rationale

Rated 14A for violence and coarse language

Classification date

January 26, 2021