Now Playing:

Compartment Number 6

Screenings: June 17 – June 23

A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of Compartment No. 6 to face major truths about human connection.[Russian with subtitles]

Coming soon:

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children

Screenings: June 24 – 30

Based on a graphic novel and short film by co-director Alberto Vázquez and winner of the Goya Award for Best Animated Feature (where Vázquez won Best Animated Short Film in the same year), BIRDBOY: THE FORGOTTEN CHILDREN is a darkly comic, beautiful and haunting tale of coming of age in a world gone to ruin.

Welcome to

The Fountain Theatre

The Mesilla Valley Film Society is a non-profit organization that manages the historic Fountain Theatre in Mesilla, New Mexico.  With a working board of directors and a volunteer staff, the film society presents independent, foreign, and documentary film and video to audiences in southern New Mexico and West Texas.

MVFS merchandise, movie posters, and membership passes are for sale. Please see the Membership page for more information. 

Safety at the

Fountain Theatre

We ask patrons who are feeling ill, i.e. experiencing cough, excessive sneezing, fatigue or flu-like symptoms, to postpone coming to the screening.

As a social distancing measure we are seating at 50% capacity.

Masks are required for all patrons and volunteers.

Please use hand sanitizer when entering theatre.

Staff will disinfect railings, seat arms, doorknobs, tabletops, and all surfaces prior to each screening.

Volunteers will sanitize their hands after each transaction.