Welcome to the

Fountain Theatre


Manhattan Short Film Festival

Screenings: Sept 23 – 28

Film lovers around the world will unite to view and vote for the 10 finalists in the 25th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. MANHATTAN SHORT is the only event of its kind. The Final Ten screen simultaneously across the world, with the Best Film and Best Actor awards determined by ballots cast by the audiences in each participating venue.

Manhattan Short

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.

Health 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.

Masks are required for all staff and we encourage patrons to wear masks when not eating or drinking.

Please use hand sanitizer when entering theatre.