Cinema: Something More Than Love

Carry It On, a gentle documentary about draft resistance, surprises with the subtle force of its argument and stuns through the sincerity of its two leading figures, Singer Joan Baez and her husband, the nonviolent activist David Harris. Shot in cinema verite format over a period of four months last summer, Carry It On revolves around Harris' arrest in July for noncooperation with the draft.

The film begins with scenes of Harris addressing a rally of California high school students and being arrested. It shows his wife meeting him on his release from jail, and moves on to fleeting glimpses of...

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