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One of the etymologies of slime comes from Old Irish leinam, meaning “I follow,” literally “I stick to”. Related to sligim meaning “to smear”. Slime lingers, leaves traces, consciously contaminates and spreads, making everything around it, as itself, sticky. A recurring threat in alien films (and could extend to other viral-related genres like zombie films) is that you can’t kill one and be over with it because they have already smeared themselves somewhere else. This trilogy, grounded in a decolonial and queer perspective, examines slime in sci-fi narratives, with a particular focus on its apparent lack of clearly defined boundaries, its capacity to be forever leaking out off and exceeding. Made during the pandemic, it deals critically with notions of contact, fluidity and stickiness.