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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.

Parental Guidance(Parental Guidance)


Compilation/Animated. Five Academy-nominated shorts, "Burrow" (US), "Genius Loci" (France), "If Anything Happens I Love You" (US), "Opera" (South Korea), and "Yes - People" (Iceland), alongside three non-nominated shorts, "Kapaemahu" (US), "The Snail and the Whale" (UK), "To: Gerard" (US).

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context; infrequent use of scatological slang and vulgar expressions
  • Infrequent references to death - no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of sexually suggestive scenes - no detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context

Thematic elements

  • Coping with loss
  • Colonialism
  • Dedication to purpose

Classification rationale

Rated PG for coarse language, substance use, and mature subject matter

Classification date

March 30, 2021