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One of Leslie’s upcoming films, “Law Abiding Citizen”, will be opening the Urbanworld Film Festival.

The 13th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival has announced the opening night selection for the event. Overture Films’ “Law Abiding Citizen” will be aired on the first night of the star-studded film event on September 23.

The dramatic thriller, starring Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx and directed by F. Gary Gary (“The Italian Job”), is set to hit nationwide theaters on October 16. But before that, Urbanworld film fest goers will be able to watch it ahead of the release date.

The film will tell the story of a man who decides to exact revenge on his family’s killers, as well as the criminal justice system. Michael Gambon, Viola Davis, and Leslie Bibb also star.

Urbanworld also announces the 2009 official selections for the narrative feature, documentary feature, short documentary, and short narrative categories. It will screen 68 films for this year’s event.

The closing night and spotlight films to be screened will be announced on September 9.

The 13th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival, presented by BET Networks, will be held on September 23 in Manhattan and will run through September 27.

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