The NFB is committed to respecting your privacy

We use cookies to ensure that our site works efficiently, as well as for advertising purposes.

If you do not wish to have your information used in this way, you can modify your browser settings before continuing your visit.

Learn more
In My Own Time - Diary of a Cancer Patient

In My Own Time - Diary of a Cancer Patient

| 45 min

This documentary tells the story of Joseph Viszmeg, an Edmonton filmmaker who was diagnosed with a rare form of adrenal cancer in 1991. Doctors gave him a year to live, but 4 years later Viszmeg is very much alive. This is his personal account of living with this disease.

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised

Credits
  • director
    Joseph Viszmeg
  • sound editing
    Joseph Viszmeg
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
    Graydon McCrea
    Joseph Viszmeg
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea
  • camera
    Ehud Ellman
    Ken Hewlett
    Carol Lavallée
    Steve Smith
    Alex Viszmeg
    Joseph Viszmeg
    Rachel Viszmeg
    Peter Wunstorf
  • sound
    Craig Charmley
    Garrell Clark
    Paul Fafard
    Jerry Krepakevich
    Clancy Livingston
    René Potrebenko
    Stella Viszmeg
  • editing
    Dominique Fortin
  • re-recording
    Paul Sharpe
  • music
    John Millard

Suggestions

Enjoy the NFB experience on your favourite device. 

In My Own Time - Diary of a Cancer Patient
Also available

Embed this code on your site

Video player width

by Reset