Most people will know the story of the 1969 Stonewall riots, but in a world premiere from Kate Davis and David Heilbroner, a wealth of archive footage and eye-witness interviews provide a more detailed perspective.

The evocatively titled Stonewall Uprising shows a community at breaking point - gay men and women arrested for cross dressing, beaten and killed by police, tortured and lobotomised by doctors. Then on 28th June 1969, the police raided New York gay bar the Stonewall Inn, and as the entire population of the gay village fought back, the gay liberation movement was born.

Find out more about the film and other LLGFF day 6 highlights after the jump...