The interest for attending the screenings of The Donut Dollies Documentary at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in January has been very positive.  For those of you who wish to attend, here is the schedule for our film screenings:

Monday, January 6th at 4:00 PM at Camelot Theatres at the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Rd, Palm Springs, CA, 92262 

Tuesday, January 7th at 12:00 PM at Regal Palm Springs, 789 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Sunday, January 12th at 1:30 PM at Mary Pickford is D’Place, 36850 Pickfair St, Cathedral City, CA 92234

Tickets are very limited and available first via a pre-sale with an American Express card until Monday, December 16th and general sales begin at 9 AM on Friday, December 20th.  If you plan on attending, we suggest you get your tickets as soon as possible.  Please follow this link for online ticket purchases and more details –  Tickets are also available by calling 800-898-7256 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM.

If you plan on traveling and staying in Palm Springs, please research the following links for accommodations and make your reservations as soon as possible.

If you are considering flying to attend the film festival, the closest airports are:

Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) – in the city of Palm Springs

Ontario International Airport (ONT) – in Ontario, CA, about 70-miles to the west

Other options are Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), both are approximately 125-miles to the west and a 2-3 hour drive.  

The members of our film crew will be on hand for all screenings, as well as Donut Dollie Dorset Anderson, who is featured in our film.  We also anticipate other Donut Dollies, as well as veterans to be attendance.  We hope that you’ll be able to join us to not only see The Donut Dollies Documentary on the big screen, but to meet the women who volunteered through the Red Cross to boost the morale of the men serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

We look forward to seeing you in Palm Springs!

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We are excited to announce that The Donut Dollies Documentary has been chosen as an official selection of the 2020 Palm Springs International Film Festival.  This film festival is one of the largest in North America, and will run from January 2-13, 2020 and features over 200 films from 60+ countries, with over 135,000 attendees for its lineup of celebrated international feature films and documentaries.  

Just three months ago our film was presented with the Best Feature Documentary Award by the GI Film Festival and now we are honored that The Donut Dollies will be shown thee times at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.  Later this week we will be sharing the ticketing information for these screenings, scheduled for January 6th, 7th and 12th.  In light of the large attendance and limited seating available, we suggest that you get your tickets early.  

Dorset Anderson, one of the Red Cross Donut Dollies featured in our film will be in attendance to meet with the audience at each screening.  If you are a Donut Dollie who would like to attend one of the screenings, please contact us as soon as possible at

Even if you’re unable to attend, we ask that you share the information about the screenings of The Donut Dollies Documentary with your family, friends, Donut Dollie sisters and veterans.  We thank you for your interest in the Donut Dollies and for supporting our film.  Please stayed tuned for an announcement of the official digital and DVD release in the new year.

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Just a couple hours before learning that the Donut Dollies Documentary won Best Documentary Feature at the GI Film Festival San Diego, Donut Dollie Dorset Anderson and her son and director of the film, Norm Anderson sat down for an interview with news anchors John Soderman and Ashlie Rodriguez at KUSI News in San Diego.

Hear in her own words how Dorset chose to go to Vietnam, how the Donut Dollies helped boost the morale of the men serving in Vietnam, how she wanted to learn about the war for herself, and learn of her scariest time in Vietnam. View the full interview here…

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We are so excited to announce that last night our film, The Donut Dollies, won Best Documentary Feature at the GI Film Festival San Diego! We thank the women and veterans that served in Korea and Vietnam, especially those who shared their stories and archival materials with us, all of the donors who have supported us over the last five years, the songwriters and musicians who shared their music with us, and all of the people who generously provided advice, guidance and support to bring our project to fruition.

We look forward to sharing our film at more film festivals and screenings around the country, and via DVD and streaming as soon as possible.

Red Cross Donut Dollies Mary Blanchard Bowe (L) and Dorset Hoogland Anderson (R) with the Best Documentary Feature award for our film The Donut Dollies at the 2019 GI Film Festival San Diego

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