Arthouse Cinema in Historic Mesilla, New Mexico

Fountain Theatre

Art History Documentary

Hopper: An American Love Story

Screenings: Nov 25- Dec 1

Edward Hopper’s work is the most recognizable art in America, and countless painters, photographers, filmmakers and musicians have been influenced by his art. This documentary takes a deep look into Hopper’s art, his life, and his relationships.

Biopic Musical Drama


Screenings: Dec 2 – 8

Set in the international world of Western classical music, the film centers on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer-conductors and first-ever female music director of a major German orchestra.

Korean Romance Thriller

Decision to Leave

Screenings: Dec 9 – 15

From a mountain peak in South Korea, a man plummets to his death. Did he jump, or was he pushed? When detective Hae-joon arrives on the scene, he begins to suspect the dead man’s wife Seo-rae. But as he digs deeper into the investigation, he finds himself trapped in a web of deception and desire.

Classic Film Noir

The Killers

Screening: Dec 11

Our film noir series continues with a special screening of the landmark 1946 thriller that gave the world its first taste of Burt Lancaster’s raw magnetism.

Movie poster for "The Killers"

Uplifting Coming-of-age Documentary

Calendar Girls

Screenings: Dec 16 – 22

Florida`s most dedicated dance team for women over 60, shaking up the outdated image of “the little old lady” and calling for everyone to dance their hearts out, while they still can.

Feel-Good Philosophical Documentary

Gratitude Revealed

Dec 23
Jan 1 – 5

Exploring how to live a more meaningful life full of gratitude through intimate conversations with everyday people, thought leaders, and personalities.

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.

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