SADERMANIA director Adam Gacka

After you train, say your prayers, and take your vitamins, you can meet the purest superfan of all, Chris Sader, in a story that travels from childhood obsession to an unexpected and touching friendship with his longtime idol, wrestling great Hulk Hogan. In this inspirational tale, Chris and Hulk relate how they met and developed a bond through mutual struggles and personal loss that each would have faced alone if not for the unlikely friendship that develops between them. With SADERMANIA heading to the big screen on April 3rd at First Tuesdays with the Midwest Independent Film Festival, director Adam Gacka (it’s pronounced GAHTZ-kuh for the record) chatted with SCREEN’s Mike McNamara about this unique and compelling story...

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