First Friday Shorts, a short-film contest hosted by cartoonist Max Cannon, takes place at 9 p.m., Friday, Dec. 3. $6. A screening of Unborn in the U.S.A.: Inside the War on Abortion takes place at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 4. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. $20 regular; $10 students. Proceeds benefit Arizona List, a group that helps elect pro-choice women Democrats in Arizona. Call 327-0520, or e-mail email@example.com for more information. The Agony and Ecstasy of Phil Specter screens at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7. $9 adults; $6 seniors and children; $7 students and military; and $5 members. One17 Shorts, a showcase of four short films produced in Tucson, screens from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8. Free. Call or visit www.loftcinema.com for more information.