Fountain Theatre

Arthouse Cinema in Historic Mesilla, New Mexico


Iron Butterflies

Sep 22 – 28

In the summer of 2014, sunflower fields and coal mines in eastern Ukraine turn into a 12 square kilometers crime scene. A multi-layered investigation into the downing of flight MH17, in which a butterfly-shaped shrapnel was found in the pilot’s body implicated the state responsible for a war crime that remains unpunished.

Short Films

Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 29 – Oct 5

The 10 MANHATTAN SHORT finalists hail from eight countries with films from Australia, Afghanistan, Finland, Iran, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Canada alongside three short films from the USA.  This riveting 2023 line-up is linked by a common theme: how we face adversity, whether it is imposed by others or arises from personal circumstances. The Final Ten short film selections feature narratives that are dramatic, sometimes humorous, occasionally magical and always inspirational!

Special Short Film Event

8th Annual Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase

Oct 1 @ 7:30

The Femme Frontera Filmmaker Showcase celebrates short films made by women and nonbinary filmmakers from around the world, most especially filmmakers of color from border communities.

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