Highly Anticipated Movies Coming Out in 2020 That Were Directed By Women
Marc Gordon - January 24, 2020

Changes

By Greta Zwaan

I sought for joy in peace, and rest to ease my weary mind,
Stressed out by such a heavy load, rest I just had to find.
My endurance could hold no more, my limits had been met,
I needed time to stand aside, sweet time to just forget.

But where to find the road to peace, an obscure trait to me;
My hectic lifestyle can't comprehend a way to set time free.
I've always rushed from A to B with no side glace allowed,
I had my life so well controlled; in truth, I felt quite proud.

No one could tell me what to do, I was a self-made man;
My schedules were controlled by me, I had a thorough plan.
'Twas good when all things went my way and no one interfered;
I had no one to answer to, my way was always cleared.

But years of this brought me no joy, though fortunes I'd amassed;
It seemed that all the things I owned would oh, so soon be past.
I had no friends that knew my plight, I kept myself at bay,
They all had troubles of their own; besides, what could they say?

They envied me with all my wealth, they never saw my pain,
I had life altogether, what more was there to gain?
But loneliness is terrible and emptiness is sad,
There seems no purpose for each day, no reason to be glad.

So now I wait; why? I don't know, but life for me must change.
There must be more than fortunes, a way to rearrange.
There has to be a purpose, and someone surely knows,
Why life is complicated, and days so full of woes.

Perhaps you have the answer, perhaps you know the route,
Perhaps you've traveled here before; if so, please help me out.
If need be, I'll be patient, I'll even take advice;
I'll gladly make the changes, no matter what the price.

I don't need independence, I've had my round of that;
I long for understanding, to know just where I'm at.
Someday I hope to thank you because you saw my need,
Perhaps with greater meaning, with purpose, not with greed.

I don't know how I got here, what lies ahead of me,
I'm grateful there'll be changes, I'm grateful to be free.

The Academy Awards caused quite the controversy when they failed to nominate any women in the best director category. What’s even more, this was the second year in a row. Amazing filmmakers like Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” and Lorene Scafaria “Hustlers.” But we’ve got some good news! 2020 is shaping up to be the year of female directors. Finally!

 

Fandango took a fan survey and found that four of the most-anticipated movies of the year were made by women. Netflix is also adding some female-directed films to their site, such as “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana” and “Jezebel.”

 

Numa Perrier’s movie “Jezebel” deals with sisterhood and the cam girl industry. Check it out on Netflix on January 17.

 

Katie Ellwood and Amber Templemore-Finalyson’s comedy “Troop Zero” is set in rural 1977 Georgia. It follows a misfit girl’s dream of life in outer space. Release date: January 17. Check it out on Amazon Prime.

 

Lana Wilson’s documentary “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana” follows the pop star’s transformation. It’ll be released on January 31 on Netflix.