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LGBTQIA+ History Month October 2023: FILMS

A subject guide celebrating LGBTQIA+ history for the month of October


If you have a library card issued by McCarthy Library, you also have access available to all the collections at the Napa County Library. This means that in addition to the digital resources available to you through the college resources, you are also able to access the digital collections available through the county library system. Some highlights are:

Films available on Kanopy:


Movie poster for film Baby Steps. Chinese woman in a red dress holding a baby and looking directly at the viewerBaby Steps - Hoopla Digital
From Oscar-winning producer of The Wedding Banquet and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, comes this comedy which takes an honest look at gay family issues in complicated dynamo of a cross-cultural and generational Taiwanese-American family.












How to Survive a Plague - KanopyMovie poster for How to Survive a Plague. White figures hold hands on black background. One colored red with words 'Treatment or riot'


Journalist-turned-filmmaker David France unveils the courageous story of the activists and scientists who fought to stop HIV from becoming a death sentence. The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.