Year: 2006
Director: Bernard Gourley

40 Water let the world in on his hometown's hyphy movement with this b&w video that plays like half dread-shakin' party and half beautifully shot documentary. By moving the energy of Oakland into a decaying, abandoned church, Gourley makes the ordinary seem ethereal.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
The fast food scenes were shot at Ben's Burgers (a.k.a. Ben's Dairy Freeze) on MacArthur Blvd. in Oakland.