Joan Baez:
How Sweet the Sound

Directed by Mary Wharton.
150 minutes
Aired October 14, 2009
DVD release by Razor and Tie

From the PBS series American Masters, which has produced wonderful documentaries of Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, and Woody Guthrie, comes this fascinating look at Joan Baez's impressive career in music and political activism. American Masters has always done a miraculous job of digging up archival footage that nobody ever knew existed, and for Joan Baez they have unearthed the family's home movies, with fleeting but fascinating shots of Pauline, Joan and Mimi as children, as well as some previously unreleased concert footage and still photography spanning half a century. Here are the best screen grabs of Mimi that I could get:


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