November 16, 2001

Rings to Aid Attack Fund
Charles Lyons

NEW YORK (Variety) - New Line Cinema will hold an advance screening of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring on Dec. 13 to benefit the New York State World Trade Center Relief Fund.

Much of the picture's cast will be on hand for a reception following the Ziegfield Theatre screening. The picture opens worldwide Dec. 19.

The purpose of fund is to assist the families and dependents of the victims of Sept. 11 as well as rescue and relief workers. After the monetary needs of the affected people have been met, consideration may be given to other related relief and recovery expenses.