The association Image & vie saw the day in Senegal, in the year 1999.
It immediately affirmed then itself an association a cultural and film action NGO, promoting the culture and the education by the movies.
Image & vie regroups the professionals and the in love with the movies (Operators, distributors, film-makers, film-lovers, cultural animators, communicators) that benefit all of an experience in the realization, the diffusion, the animation and the management of the movies rooms and share the same ideal to work to the development of the movies in Africa
Image & vie account already to his asset the organization of several projections of movies in the popular districts, the schools and villages ; of the practicums of formation and the involvement to the cultural demonstration management.
A particular key of the program of the association : The roving movies. In partnership with the communities of basis, the associations of districts or villages, the institutions, the movements of youth,
Know the festival picture and lifeof the movies are proposed to the populations in their immediate environment. It is especially an opportunity to bind the picture at the real popular mass life. The picture acts then as pretext to visit the topics that challenge the locality. Life enlivens, the exchanges gush, the children and the women have right to the speech and so, the happy solutions are imagined.
Here, the movie becomes a lever of information, education and Communication, a setting of animation and such meetings the traditional jousts gymnic in the evening to the moonlight.
The formation of the young to the profession of the movies and the audiovisual is also an obvious preoccupation. The proposed practicums interest some African participants but also of the other continent trainees and delimit a door opened to the dialogue of the civilizations or the picture to distribute then will translate life in his truest expression.