Doro Bachrach was one of the producers of the 1987 sleeper hit film, Dirty Dancing which was largely shot in Virginia.
She produced Soldier’s Girl which premiered at Sundance, based on the true story of Pfc. Barry Winchell, who was murdered by a fellow soldier for his love affair with a transgender nightclub performer. Soldier’s Girl was nominated for three Golden Globes, won an American Film Institute award and the film’s lead actor, Lee Pace won the breakthrough performance award at the Gothams. She also produced The Yes Men Fix the World!, the true story of a couple of activist pranksters who infiltrate the world of big business to expose corporate greed which won the Panorama Audience award at the Berlin Film Festival — and was acquired there by HBO.
Other films include Truman for HBO starring Gary Sinise, based on David McCullough’s biography, which won the Emmy as well as the Producer’s Guild award for television – and the Peabody Award-winning Citizen Cohn, also for HBO, based on Nicholas von Hoffman’s portrait of Roy Cohn starring James Woods. Among the independent films Bachrach has produced is Love Hurts starring Jeff Daniels, also written by Soldier’s Girl’s screenwriter, Ron Nyswaner.
She served on the Board of Directors of the Independent Feature Project in New York.