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Address: Las Cruces, NM
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My wife and I love to attend showings at this one of a kind theatre. We experience the best of films that maybe you never heard of because the filmmakers are not Hollywood... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My wife and I love to attend showings at this one of a kind theatre. We experience the best of films that maybe you never heard of because the filmmakers are not Hollywood oriented. But the taste of the selection committee is exemplary.

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San Jose
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Fountain Theater boasts some of the most interesting history in the area. The theater itself is run by volunteers. The building is historic and isn't the most cozy but it is quite quaint. The staff is friendly and the movie prices are cheap. The films screened are generally artsy or independent which makes for a much better experience than... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

We are always looking for something new and interesting to do for date night, so we decided to visit the Historic Fountain Theater in Old Mesilla to see a movie. This is a small historic theater run by volunteers from Mesilla Valley Film Society. The Mesilla Valley Film Society is a nonprofit organization which presents alternative, foreign and independent films.... More 

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LAS CRUCES
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508 reviews 508 reviews
54 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

It seems that the interior has been somewhat refurbished. it looked like there was new flooring in the back (where the tables and chairs are). Also, the murals on the side walls seem to have been cleaned. We were told there is no longer a projectionist as the films are now digital. The feature was "Land, Ho" an independent film,... More 

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Cedar Park, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Love Love Love this theatre! you have a choice of theatre seats, table/chairs or sofa. If you want more popcorn, you can self serve and not disturb anyone! Great place!

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Silver City, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Like the value for the price considering we are retired and counting pennies, nickels, and dimes these days with the rise in local taxes.

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El Paso, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The FT was such a nice place to relax, and watch foreign films of the week (some in English or Subtitles). We caught a matinee,was reasonable $ 6.00. Was told it has been around since 1905 and it is a non profit group that runs the FT. You have a choice of bistro type table seatings, bar style, and of... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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192 reviews 192 reviews
80 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Fountain Theatre reopened in early March. It shows non-mainstream films and most are very good. The showings are 7:30 in the evening. They service, coffee, desserts and wine and of course popcorn. There are small tables and chairs at the back so you can sit and enjoy your treats or regular theatre seating to enjoy your film.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

100 year old murals line the walls. they basically play foreign films the one we watched was french with subtitles but they do have some in English. Awesome atmosphere. I'm definitely going back if I'm ever in the area.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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74 reviews 74 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This is a very old, historic theater in Mesilla, NM. It shows a variety of films and most films run for a week. The films could be foreign with subtitles or very edgy with thought and emotion provocation. Once a year, they have a film festival. You will walk into a small theater with wooden seats and seats/tables to the... More 

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