The filmmakers of the “Almost Ghosts” documentary have announced more screenings of the film at several historic theaters on or near Route 66.
The Flagstaff screening will feature one of the film’s subjects, Angel “Angel of Route 66” Delgadillo, speaking before the movie.
At the Tulsa screening, a panel of Oklahoma Route 66 Association President Rhys Martin, “Route 66: The Mother Road” author Michael Wallis and the Route 66 Alliance’s Ken Busby will speak after the film.
The dates are set for these screenings, but the times will be set at a late date. Check with the venue before making plans to see it:
- 7 p.m. Sept. 12 — Orpheum Theatre, Flagstaff, Arizona (map here).
- Sept. 13-15 — Highland Theatres, Los Angeles (map here).
- 3 p.m. Sept. 15 — Circle Cinema, Tulsa (map here).
- 3 p.m. Sept. 15 — Rodeo Cinema, Oklahoma City (map here).
- 6 p.m. Sept. 15-20 — Guild Cinema, Albuquerque (map here).
- Sept. 21-22 — Roxy Theatre, Holbrook, Arizona (map here).
- Oct. 16 — Odeon Theatre, Tucumcari, New Mexico (map here).
The film’s director, Ana Ramon Rubio, said Tuesday she plans to have more screenings scheduled within a week or so.
Here’s a summary of “Almost Ghosts”:
‘Almost Ghosts’ tells the stories and the struggles of Harley Russell (Erick, OK), Lowell Davis (Red Oak II, MO) and Angel Delgadillo (Seligman, AZ), who have seen how traffic, economy and population of their towns disappeared overnight as the auto boom left their home places to their own fate. From the state of Arizona is one of the protagonists of the story, Angel Delgadillo, the barber of the small town of Seligman and main impulsor of Route 66 as a historical landmark.
And here’s the trailer:
(Screen-capture image from “Almost Ghosts” film of Angel Delgadillo)