Steve Carell and Mike Myers are going head-to-head at the multiplexes this weekend, but over here at The (Mostly) Indie Film Calendar we're more interested in the art houses and independent theaters. If you know of something coming up that ought to be on the calendar -- special screenings, retrospectives, mini-festivals, etc. -- let me know! We're always looking to add new stuff to the list. My e-mail address (or "addy," as the kids say) is Eric.Snider (at) Weblogsinc (dot) com.

So let the other suckers fight over whose big-budget comedy is less funny! Focus your attention on these...

INDIE THEATRICAL RELEASES
  • Brick Lane, which opens today in New York after playing at a dozen or so film festivals, including Telluride and Toronto, is a British drama about a Bangladeshi woman who moves to London in the 1980s for an arranged marriage. Hilarity ensues?
  • Expired is a comedy/drama about a mousy meter maid (Samantha Morton) who has a relationship with a gruff, abusive coworker (Jason Patric). It opens today in New York.

After the jump, our city-by-city round-up of special events and screenings....