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“nice little theater” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fountain Theater

Fountain Theater
Las Cruces, NM
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Ranked #8 of 22 Attractions in Las Cruces
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Mankato, Minnesota
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“nice little theater”
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.

Visited March 2014
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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70 reviews 70 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
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“Fountain Theater”
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 back of the theater. They offer pastries, pies, chips, coffee, sodas and you can take them back to your seat or table. The pies are homemade.There is a personal introduction about the film and then the film starts. I really like the staff- they seem to have a lot of passion. I would definitely recommend this as a main stop while in historic Mesilla.

Visited September 2013
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New Mexico
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“An adobe gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The oldest adobe theater with hand painted murals. In need of restoration, but the organizers present some of the edgiest and interesting flicks in the State.

Visited September 2013
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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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“Classic old town theatre”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Yes, it is quirky. Yes, it is hot in summer and cold in winter, inside the theatre! But, the staff are super friendly, prices are cheapo, films are art-house, seats are comfortable, and it has character galore. And, there is an equally quirky wine bar just across the street, so you can discuss the movie afterward. The building itself is beautiful, post-card worthy. History, history, and a possible ghost. Enough said.

Visited July 2013
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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“Films you'll rarely see elsewhere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This lovely old adobe theater in Old Mesilla has different films each week - independent and foreign films, typically - and a wonderful volunteer staff. Popcorn is excellent, too.

Visited June 2013
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