The desolation in and around Toyah, Texas, a small isolated west Texas town.
Lumix 20mm 1.7 / Nikon 50mm 1.8
Magic Bullet Looks
Premiere Pro CS5
Desert Defeat - American Roots Vol 1
Election by Adoration - Hans Zimmer
Post Script - I was totally oblivious to this but I just found out that the Bar and Grill (Chata Ortega's Bar & Grill) in my opening clip was from the movie Fandango, starring Kevin Costner. Also, the old school house was used as part of the set.
The "Groovers '71" graffiti is a reference to the group of characters in the movie - Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, etc.. Five college buddies on a final road trip odyssey.
There is a detailed write up here: