The Fountain Theatre has entertained the residents of La Mesilla since 1905, when Albert Fountain Jr., son of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, bought the theater building.  The Fountain family has been associated with Mesilla since 1873, when&

View current, future and archived films and events at month at a time, with individual links to films.

Photo albums of the the theatre and MVFS events.

Welcome to the Mesilla Valley Film Society

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, we present alternative, foreign and independent film and video to audiences in the southern New Mexico and El Paso/Juarez areas.

Posters, gift certificates and MVFS merchandise are for sale. Please see the Membership page for more info.

For information about non-film and non-MVFS events at the Fountain Theatre, please go to