Senghor Reid: Make Way for Tomorrow

Filmmakers Desmond Love and Eden Sabolboro illuminate the world of visual artist Senghor Reid, who draws inspiration for his paintings from current events and from his hometown of Detroit. Reid’s colorful and evocative paintings of human subjects in strange yet familiar environments inspire audiences with future visions of hope and possibility.



Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
United States
February 20, 2023
World Premiere
Official Selection

Freep Film Festival
April 29, 2023
Michigan Premiere
Official Selection


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Senghor Reid: Make Way for Tomorrow (2022)

Short (13mins) Documentary Biography


United States of America




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Eden Sabolboro


Eden Sabolboro | Desmond Love


Fri 22 Sep 2023, 8.00pm, MovieTowne, POS—Screen 09

Caribbean Premiere

Eden Sabolboro

Eden Sabolboro

Eden is an Emmy®-Award winning Filipino-American producer, director and video journalist based in Detroit, Michigan. In 2015, she co-founded Reel Clever Films LLC, a video and film production company specializing in non-fiction storytelling and branded content. Eden has produced and directed an immersive body of short-form documentaries, creative films, and commercial campaigns, and received a Regional Emmy® for her producing and directing work on the Kresge Arts in Detroit film series, 10 mini-documentaries highlighting the work and artistic practices of celebrated artists across Metro Detroit.

She is a graduate of the New York Foundation for the Arts’ Immigrant Artist Program, and was selected for Sundance Institute’s Creative Producing Lab and Firelight Media’s Groundwork Lab in Detroit. She served as Supervising Producer for Shifting Urban Narratives, a multimedia fellowship for young people in Detroit to tell their stories about change, resilience, joy, and community development. In 2022, she worked with women-led production house MAJORITY to co-direct Y”ear One of the Biden-Harris Administration” for the Biden-Harris Inaugural Committee.

She recently co-directed and produced the short documentary “Senghor Reid: Make Way for Tomorrow” for the second season of PBS American Masters’ and Firelight Media’s “In The Making” Series, which premiered at the Academy-qualifying Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.

Desmond Love

Eden Sabolboro

Desmond Love, director and cinematographer, is an award-winning filmmaker born and raised in Detroit. He was the cinematographer for “Sidelots” (2018), which won awards in prestigious film festivals. He has directed and produced work for the Detroit Narrative Agency, Kresge Arts in Detroit, Mural Arts Philadelphia, and various non-profit and corporate organizations both local and abroad.

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