Published: 24/02/2016 13:51 - Updated: 24/02/2016 14:00

Film tracks Haçienda legacy

MUSIC documentary Do You Own The Dançefloor? (15) tells the story of the legacy of Manchester’s legendary nightclub the Haçienda which was closed down as a paying nightclub in 1997.

It was later knocked down so the space could be turned into flats. But before ithe Haçienda was demolished many of the venue’s furnishings were auctioned off for charity in 2000.

First-time director Chris Hughes followed the stories of some of the pieces that people queued up to buy pieces of the dancefloor, urinals and bricks.

The film its to be screened at Eden Court Cinema on both Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19 at 6.15pm.

At the auction, 69 lots went to raise money for charity and parts of the legendary club of the ’80s and ’90s have ended up all over the world.

Designed by interiors specialist Ben Kelly, the industrial theme included motorway cat’s eyes, traffic bollards and hazard signs.

One man who moved to Australia took his block of wood from the dancefloor with him and it’s now in Sydney.

Bassist of Joy Division and later New Order, Peter Hook – who part-owned the club – was auctioneer for the charity event and has bricks and stained glass windows to remember the club by.

He also used strips of the dancefloor in some limited edition bass guitars, describing the instruments as like "living sculpture".

The film's at Eden Court Cinema on both Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19 at 6.15pm.

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