The London Film School's 50thanniversary celebrations continue on Wednesday with a topic that hits close tohome. At the National Film Theatre at 6:15, the school willhost Rebels Without A Course, a discussion about theimpact of formal film education and what film schools should be in the 21stcentury.

The panel features LFS director Ben Gibson, LFS alumni writer-directorMike Leigh and producer Iain Smith, and writer-producer-director Tony Garnett.

Writer and broadcaster Bonnie Greer, who is a governor of LFS, willchair the debate.

The school is offering complimentary tickets to film industry guests. Ifinterested, email

LFS is celebrating its anniversary with a retrospective honouring schoolalumni at the NFT as well as other screenings of work by alumni and currentstudents, a web project, masterclasses, reunions and collaborations withseveral festivals.