University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Third feature "Land Ho!" debuts at Sundance to critical acclaim.
Directorial debut, "Passenger Pigeons," is released.
Stephens attended the same film school as director David Gordon Green, who later executive produced her third feature, "Land Ho!"
Stephens' first two features, "Passenger Pigeons" (2010) and "Pilgrim Song" (2012), were set in her home state of Kentucky.